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Published On: January 29th, 2019

FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are seeking host families to welcome players into their homes for the 2019 Northwoods League season.  Host families house, feed, and provide support to players who will be coming to Fond du Lac from all over the United States for the upcoming season.

Families interested in the program should have a separate bedroom for the player and be able to host a player from late-May through mid-August.

“During our first two seasons, our host family program has been instrumental to our success, both on and off the field,” said Ryan Moede, Dock Spiders General Manager.  “It provides a great summer experience for both the families and players involved.”

Benefits of the program for host families include:

  • Complimentary tickets for your immediate family.
  • A 15% discount in the team store.
  • Guaranteed all giveaway items distributed during the season.
  • Special host family events.
  • Making a positive impact on the future of a young man.

If you are interested in becoming a host family, visit this link and fill out the form at the bottom of the page.  If you have questions about the program, please email

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders will play their first home game of the season on June 1st.

The Dock Spiders currently have season tickets and ticket packages available at  Groups of 20 or more are also able to book group outings for the upcoming season by calling the ticket office at 920-907-9833.

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in 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, 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  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.