Former All-Star Jimmy Wynn to visit Duck Pond July 22
Jimmy ?the Toy Cannon? Wynn will be on hand to sign autographs Friday, July 22 when the Mallards return home from a 13-game, 17-day road trip to square off against the La Crosse Loggers at 7:05 p.m.
Wynn, a three-time All-Star, spent 15 years in the Majors, appearing in one World Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1974. ?The Toy Cannon? finished with 291 career home runs and 225 stolen bases.
In his All-Star season of 1967, he produced career highs with 37 home runs and 107 RBI. Wynn finished second in home runs that season, just two behind Hank Aaron?s 39.
The Mallards open up their road-trip Wednesday against the Mankato MoonDogs at 7:05 p.m. Madison holds a game and a half lead over the Rochester Honkers for first-place in the Northwoods League South Division. Rochester plays Eau Claire Tuesday before finishing the season with a two-game series against Wisconsin. The Mallards final two games of the first half are Wednesday and Thursday in Mankato.
Tickets are still available for all of the remaining Mallards home games and can be purchased at www.mallardsbaseball.com or by contacting the Mallards ticket office at (608) 246-4277.