The wait is over! The MoonDogs season opener is tonight! Gates will open at 6:05 pm. The first pitch is being thrown by Jacque Jones, former Minnesota Twins outfielder at 7:05 pm. Jones will also be signing autographs before the game. The night will end with fireworks at the park. Tickets are still available. You won't want to miss out!
“The Mankato MoonDogs 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.