Two Dock Spiders Selected To NWL All Star Team

FOND DU LAC, WI – Two Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are scheduled to participate in the 2018 Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 24.   Jon Young and Mike Hope will both be a part of the pitching staff for the South Division for the game to be played at Homer Stryker Field in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Young, from Indiana Wesleyan University, is 3-2 with a 1.71 ERA in eight games – seven starts – for the Dock Spiders this season.  Young has 28 strikeouts in 42 innings pitched in 2018.

Hope, from Shippensburg University, is 3-0 with a 1.39 ERA this season.  Hope has 21 strikeouts in 19 1/3 innings pitched in 2018.

Group outings and individual game tickets for the 2018 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. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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 190 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 (TOR).  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.