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Madison Metropolitan School District Presents ‘Back to School Night’ on August 5

backtoschool (1) (1)Madison, Wis. (August 1) – The Madison Mallards will host ‘Back to School Night’ at Warner Park on Wednesday, August 5 in partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District. Wednesday’s festivities will commence with MMSD Board of Education President James Howard throwing out the first pitch of the game.

Fans in attendance are encouraged to bring new school supplies to donate to the Lions’ Club “Stuff the Bus” campaign, which aims to ensure that all kids in the Madison area can return to school this fall with all the supplies they need to succeed. Two collection bins will be located at the entryway of the Duck Pond.

Along with a pre-game teacher recognition ceremony, children who attend Wednesday’s contest are also invited to run the bases after the game. For tickets to Wednesday’s game, call the Mallards Ticket Office at 608-246-4277 or visit www.MallardsBaseball.com for more information regarding Back to School Night.

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The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit www.MallardsBaseball.com.