Kenosha, WI – The Kenosha Kingfish are excited for another year of the Lynch Chevrolet Sports Equipment Drive. Kingfish fans and community members are encouraged to bring all kinds of sporting equipment, both old and new, to either Historic Simmons Field on July 17th and 24th or Lynch Chevrolet throughout the remainder of the season. All of the donations will be sent across the area to benefit local little leagues.
Kenosha Kingfish Team President, Steve Malliet, described the impact that the Lynch Sports Equipment Drive has on the community. Malliet said in a statement, “We are excited to participate with our good partners at Lynch Chevrolet here in Kenosha to bring much needed sports equipment to youth in the community.” He would go on to say, “We are excited to work with Lynch on a project that will benefit kids and help make sports a part of their lives.” In addition to Malliet’s comments, Jeff Auger, General Manager at Lynch Chevrolet of Kenosha stated, “We are thrilled to partner with the Kingfish to help the kids in our community. Baseball can serve as such a positive impact on a child’s life.”
The Lynch Sports Equipment drive is going on now at Lynch Chevrolet and is scheduled for two Saturday Kingfish games on July 17th and July 24th. Donors will receive two free ticket vouchers to a future Kingfish game in the 2021 season. The Kenosha Kingfish and Lynch Chevrolet look forward to this great opportunity which aims to benefit youth in the area.
The Kenosha Kingfish 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 independently organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, and draws 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.kingfishbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Booyah as your favorite team.