The Rockford Rivets will have a Ben Zobrist Bobblehead giveaway on Saturday, June 10th as the Rivets take on the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at 6:35. Zobrist, one of the Northwoods League's premier alumni, played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks in 2003. The Rivets will be announcing their full 2017 promotion schedule in the upcoming weeks.
The Rivets start the 2017 season on the road on May 30 and return to Rockford for their 2017 home opener on June 1st.
For tickets or general inquiries, contact the Rivets office at 815-240-4159 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rockford Rivets are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League, which will play its 24th season of summer collegiate baseball in 2017. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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, 160 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (Washington Nationals), two-time World Champion Ben Zobrist (Chicago Cubs) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (Boston Red Sox), Jordan Zimmermann (Detroit Tigers), Curtis Granderson (New York Mets) and Lucas Duda (Mets). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website, NorthwoodsLeague.com.