Dock Spiders Announce 2019 Schedule
FOND DU LAC, WI – It’s time to get out your calendars because the Dock Spiders have announced their 2019 schedule! The Dock Spiders will open their season on Tuesday, May 28 on the road against the Kalamazoo Growlers. The home opener for the Dock Spiders and unveiling of the 2018 NWL championship banner is scheduled for Saturday, June 1 at Marian University’s Herr-Baker Field against the Lakeshore Chinooks at 6:35pm.
The Dock Spiders are scheduled to play 72 games – 36 home and 36 away – during the upcoming season. New for 2019, the Dock Spiders will be a member of the Northwoods League’s Great Lakes West Division which includes Lakeshore, Madison, Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Rapids. The Dock Spiders will play each team in the division twelve times (six at home and six on the road). The remaining games will be played against teams in the Great Lakes East Division.
Fond du Lac will host a day/night doubleheader against the Lakeshore Chinooks on Tuesday, June 11th. The first game will start at 11:35AM, and the second game will start at 6:35PM. Both games will be played at Marian University’s Herr-Baker Field, and each game will require a separate ticket. The Dock Spiders will also be home for the third consecutive year on July 4th. This year’s game will have a special 1:05PM start time.
“”It seems like it was just yesterday that our players were holding up the championship trophy capping off the 2018 season.” said Ryan Moede, the General Manager of the Dock Spiders. “I know our coaching staff, front office personnel, returning players, and the Fond du Lac community are looking forward to trying to defend our title in 2019!”
This year’s Dock Spiders schedule features 21 weekend dates including six Friday nights, seven Saturday nights, and eight Sunday afternoon games. Game times for the Dock Spiders will be 1:05pm on Sundays and 6:35pm for all other games except for two games (June 3 and July 23) which will start at 11:35am.
Click HERE for the printable 2019 schedule.
Team merchandise for all your holiday shopping needs is currently available for purchase at the team store on-line or at the Dock Spiders front office.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 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 (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.dockspiders.com 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.