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Published On: October 4th, 2019

The Eau Claire Express had a great season on and off the field in 2019. One of our more memorable signings was to partner with Charter Bank to become the team’s Strike Out Sponsor for the year. For every strike out that Express pitchers recorded over the course of the 2019 season, Charter Bank donated $10 to the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

In 2019, the Express pitching staff combined for a record high 614 strike outs. On Thursday, Charter Bank presented a check valuing $6,140 to the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

The Eau Claire Express would like to thank Charter Bank for their generosity and commitment to supporting the Eau Claire community.


The Eau Claire Express are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.