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Published On: March 1st, 2022

Equipment grant in partnership with Rawlings will be awarded to one local applicant

Ashwaubenon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers are excited to announce that the organization will be accepting applications for a softball grant through the Northwoods League Foundation’s ‘Share the Glove’ program.

Each grant, with a retail value in excess of $2,000, includes one set of catcher’s gear (plus mitt), ten fielding gloves, eight batting helmets, six bats, and one bucket of practice balls.

“This is a great opportunity to team up with our long-time partner Rawlings while giving back to one of our local sports organizations to help grow the game,” said Rockers vice president and general manager John Fanta.

A total of 25 grants are available across the Northwoods League footprint to eligible youth organizations this year. Green Bay has been chosen to provide one softball grant for the 2022 season. All interested parties can complete an application HERE. From the applications collected locally, the Northwoods League Foundation will select one (1) recipient in each community. Organizations must meet the applicable criteria, which includes compliance with IRS 501(c)(3) guidelines.

Grant recipients will be notified in mid-May, ahead of the Rockers Home Opener scheduled for Tuesday, May 31st. The application deadline is Friday, April 15th.

The Northwoods League Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves as a vehicle to transform a shared passion for baseball into positive change and support for communities. The Mission of the Northwoods League Foundation is to utilize the game of baseball to enrich the quality of life for children and families with an enduring and caring focus on Northwoods League communities.

Season ticket packages, group tickets and the ever-popular Fleet Farm Flex Packs are available now. The Fleet Farm Flex Pack includes six tickets that can also be used for any games during the summer along with a $50 Capital Credit Union Park gift card, $10 Fleet Farm gift card and much more. Visit www.greenbayrockers.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Rockers front office and Team Apparel Fan Shop at Capital Credit Union Park are located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

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The Green Bay Rockers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. 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 270 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 Max Scherzer (LAD), 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 finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website at watchnwl.com. For more information, visit www.greenbayrockers.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rockers as your favorite team.