Published On: June 14th, 2017

Johnson & Mierzwa to Represent Dock Spiders at NWL All-Star Game
Dock Spiders Duo to participate at Wausau on July 18

FOND DU LAC, WI – Two Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are scheduled to participate in the 2017 Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 18.   Connor Johnson and Jon Mierzwa will both be a part of the pitching staff for the South Division for the game to be played at Athletic Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.   First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM.

Johnson, from Catawba College, is 2-1 with a 1.86 ERA in six games – four starts – for the Dock Spiders this season.  Johnson has 34 strikeouts in 29 innings pitched in 2017.

Mierzwa, from Catholic University of America, is 2-0 with a 1.52 ERA in five starts this season.  Mierzwa has 38 strikeouts in 23 2/3 innings pitched in 2017.


Group outings and individual game tickets for the 2017 season are on sale now and may be purchased from the Dock Spiders ticket office (located at 980 E Division St.).  Fans may order tickets in person or over the phone by calling (920) 907-9833 between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  Tickets are also available any time in the ticket section of


The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League.The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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, more than 170 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  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 Dock Spiders as your favorite team.

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