November 2, 2010
WILLMAR, MN- The Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League announced they will be opening a souvenir gift shop starting tomorrow, Wednesday, November 3. The Home Run Hive Gift Shop will be located inside Hansen Advertising at 1030 North Business HWY 71 across from the Flags of Honor Memorial and inside the log cabin building.
The Stingers Home Run Hive Gift Shop will feature NEW Stingers jackets, sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats and gift cards. The Stingers ran a contest on their Facebook Fan Page to name the new gift shop and Rachel Eichhorst of Willmar won the contest. Eichhorst’s suggestion of the “Home Run Hive” was the clear winner after receiving the most votes during the week long poll. The gift shop will be open daily Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. The phone number for the Home Run Hive is 320-235-4754.
The Stingers are members of the largest summer collegiate league in the country. More than 160 players were drafted into professional baseball in 2010 from the Northwoods League. Season tickets for the 2011 season presented by Charter Communications are on sale now and are $149 for reserved seat tickets and $169 for Unicel Box Seat tickets. For more information regarding this story or the upcoming season, please call 320-222-2010.