FOND DU LAC, WI – The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders are set to host Wisconsin Night on Tuesday, July 12 against the Madison Mallards at 6:35 p.m. Fans won’t want to miss the opportunity to see former men’s basketball standout Ben Brust. He will sign autographs and meet with fans during the evening’s game. Tuesday, July 12 is also Bang For Your Buck Night presented by Brew Pub Pizza. Fans can enjoy hot dogs, Brew Pub Pizza slices, 16 oz. Pepsi products, and 16 oz. domestic beers for $2 each.
Brust was a four-year player with the Badgers, starting 73 games in his final two years with the program. He helped the Badgers reach the Final Four in 2014 during his senior year. Brust graduated as one of the most prolific deep-threats in Badger history, graduating with a school-record 235 three-pointers. He also hit one of the most memorable shots in Badger history, as he hit a half-court shot against third-ranked Michigan to force overtime during the 2012/13 season.
The former Badger currently serves as a color commentator with the Milwaukee Bucks and Big Ten Network.
First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m., and gates open at 5:30 p.m. For tickets, visit dockspiders.com, call the ticket office at (920) 907-9833 or visit the box office at Herr-Baker Field.
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’ 28th 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 280 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 (NYM), 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 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at watchnwl.com. For more information, visit dockspiders.com 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.