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Construction Begins At Athletic Park

Wausau, WI (August 12, 2013) – The major renovation project of Athletic Park started today with the Woodchucks baseball season coming to a close yesterday.

 

The renovation of Athletic Park, which is estimated to cost $2.7 million, will be paid for entirely with private funds.  The renovation will feature premium seating in the bowl with four-top table seating at field level and drink rail seating on the concourse.  There will be three new Luxury Suites that will accommodate 49 people and a new press box.  The renovations will also feature a new team store and expanded ticket offices and customer-service area.

 

The renovations will also revamp the ballparks exterior, making it more inviting to fans.

 

The project is scheduled to be completed April 2014.

 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest development league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, 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 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube Channel. Click the link below to watch live Northwoods League action!

 

Northwoods League YouTube Channel

 

For more information on your Wisconsin Woodchucks, visit www.woodchucks.com!