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Rox Announce Military Appreciation Night

St. Cloud, MN — The St. Cloud Rox announced Thursday the organization’s fifth annual Military Appreciation Night presented by Advantage 1 Insurance Agency will be on Thursday, June 28 as the Rox take on the Bismarck Larks at 7:05 p.m. at the Rock Pile.

The night will honor local active and retired members of armed services featuring a Military Hero Baseball Card Set Giveaway. The Rox will also be wearing special jerseys during the game and will auction them off online with the proceeds benefiting Vietnam Veterans of America Central Minnesota Chapter 290.

The non-traditional baseball card sets will feature men and women from throughout the St. Cloud and Central Minnesota communities who have served our country. The card set will be given away to the first 300 fans through the gate on June 28.

“We are proud to partner with Advantage 1 Insurance Agency this season to honor our local military members with a card set giveaway and a jersey auction. With this unique card set giveaway, we’re able to show appreciation for members of our community that have and continue to serve our country,” Rox General Manager Mike Johnson said.

The Rox are now calling on fans throughout the St. Cloud area to nominate their friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. Nominations can be made online here or by emailing mike@stcloudrox.com now through Sunday, June 10.

In order for your nomination to be considered, all nominations must contain the following:

  • Your name.
  • Your email.
  • Your phone number.
  • Name of your hero.
  • Military Branch and Status (active or retired).
  • Hero Biographical Information in 75 words or less.
  • High resolution photo of nominated hero (preferably in uniform).

For more information on the 2018 Rox promotional schedule and to purchase single game tickets for any Rox home game throughout the summer, please visit stcloudrox.com, call the Rox Ticket Office at 320-240-9798 or stop in at the Rox Ticket Office located at the west end of the Municipal Athletic Complex from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, 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, more than 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rox as your favorite team.