Three Players and Coaching Staff Head to All-Star Game
FOND DU LAC, WI – Three Fond du Lac Dock Spiders players and the Dock Spiders coaching staff are scheduled to participate in the 2021 Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 20. Chandler Simpson, Nate Thomas, and Carlson Reed will all be a part of the squad for the Great Lakes Division for the game to be played at ISG Field at Mankato, MN. Manager – Chuck Thielmann, Hitting Coach – Jayson Yano, and Pitching Coach – Austin Griffie will all be in the dugout to lead the Great Lakes squad after leading the Dock Spiders to a record of 24-14.
Simpson (2B) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is batting .381 with the Dock Spiders. He also leads the entire Northwoods League with 34 stolen bases.
Thomas (P), from Northern Illinois University, has appeared in 8 games and recorded five saves for the first half champion Dock Spiders. He currently has a 1.37 ERA with 22 strikeouts.
Reed (P), from West Virginia University, is 2-0 through 21.1 innings pitched. He currently has a 1.27 ERA with 35 strikeouts.
Single game tickets for all games during the 2021 season are now on sale. Order yours today by calling the Dock Spiders Ticket Office at 920-907-9833 or by stopping by the Dock Spiders Front Office at 980 E Division St. Check out all of our ticket information any time of the day or order online at www.dockspiders.com.
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods 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 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.