Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. (June 21, 2012) — Fans, here’s your chance to win a game-worn “Veolia Summertime St. Patty’s Night” jersey! Starting today, you can submit an online bid (starting at $50) for as many uniforms as you’d like, that will carry over into Thursday’s game on June 21 during which fans will have the chance to match & continue to bid in-person.
The auction will end with the last out in the bottom of the 7th inning and winners will be announced in the 8th inning. Winners do not need to be in attendance, but it is recommended. ($5 will be added for shipped orders) Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Wisconsin Rapids Boys and Girls Club.
To place your bid please follow these steps:
1) Click on the link "BID Jersey" beside the player’s name on raftersbaseball.com
2) Your email program will then open a new message
3) In the body of that email please include: the player’s name, the dollar amount of your bid, your name & your phone number!
example: Jake Martin, $125, John Fanta, (715) xxx-xxxx
4) Bid as many times as you’d like on as many jersey’s as you wish! (remember, bids less than $50 won’t be used!)
*Please note: Backside of the green uniforms will show the player’s number and Irish name.
**Upon completion of the game, each player will sign his jersey if desired and a member of the Rafters staff will bring those items to the Rafthouse Team Shop. At that time payment will be needed to obtain said item. Please be patient as over 30 transactions will need to be run immediately following the game. For faster processing, please bring cash.
"Autographed Jerseys" (minimum $50 bid)
Pitchers (according to jersey #):
#3, Tommy Organ (North Florida)-BID Jersey
#12, Kyle Bumpas (St. Mary’s-TX)-BID Jersey
#13, Cole Webb (Valparaiso)-BID Jersey
#14, Shane Adler (Madison College)-BID Jersey
#15, Ronnie Muck (Illinois)-BID Jersey
#16, Ben Heller (Olivet Nazarene)-BID Jersey
#26, Nestor Bautista (Ball State)-BID Jersey
#28, Skyler Debilzen (UW-La Crosse)-BID Jersey
#31, Kyle Wormington (Valparaiso)-BID Jersey
#34, Seth Fuller (Western Illinois)-BID Jersey
#35, Cam Seidl (UW-Stevens Point)-BID Jersey
#44, Tommy Danczyk (St. Thomas)-BID Jersey
Position players (according to jersey #):
#0, Eric Loxtercamp (St. Cloud State)-BID Jersey
#6, Aaron Gretz (Ohio State)-BID Jersey
#7, Pat Kelly (Nebraska)-BID Jersey
#8, Jordan Dreiling (Kansas)-BID Jersey
#9, Kenny Towns (Virginia)-BID Jersey
#10, Brandon Downes (Virginia)-BID Jersey
#19, Michael Jurgella (St. Cloud State)-BID Jersey
#21, Sean Godfrey (Ball State)-BID Jersey
#22, Brandon Hohl (Illinois)-BID Jersey
#25, Colin Bray (South Alabama)-BID Jersey
#30, Nick Ammirati (Mississippi State)-BID Jersey
#32, Josh Cyr (North Alabama)-BID Jersey
#33, Austin Neary (Western Carolina)-BID Jersey
#37, Aaron Jones (Winston-Salem State)-BID Jersey
Coaching Staff (according to jersey #):
#5, Josh Thomas (Asst. Coach)-BID Jersey
#20, Chad Lee (Pitching Coach)-BID Jersey
#23, Jake Martin (Field Manager)-BID Jersey
#64, David Allbritton (Hitting Coach)-BID Jersey
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are members of the 16-team summer collegiate Northwoods League. The Rafters will play a 70 game schedule with 35 home games in 2012. Reserve your 2012 ticket packages today by calling 715-424-5400, or in person by stopping by the Rafters office at historic Witter Field. Available quantities of all promotional giveaways will vary from event to event and will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The best way to guarantee giveaway items is to purchase a 9-Game Package. The offseason office hours are Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.