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Rafters Announce Postgame Fireworks Shows for 2014 Season

Fireworks Release 2014

Budweiser, Marshfield Clinic, & Advanced Disposal set to sponsor fireworks

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis-  Believe it or not, winter will turn into spring and summer will be rapidly approaching. With that in mind, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced four post-game fireworks shows for the upcoming 2014 season.

On Saturday, June 14th the Rafters will host the Battle Creek Bombers at 6:05 p.m. Gates will open at 5:05 p.m. for the game and be sure to stick around following the game as Budweiser sponsors the first fireworks spectacular of the 2014 season.  

Help the Rafters and Marshfield Clinic kick-off Independence Day early by attending the Thursday, July 3rd game between the Rafters and the Wisconsin Woodchucks. Gates will open at 6:05 p.m. for the 7:05 p.m. game, and following the game fans will enjoy a fireworks extravaganza brought to you by Marshfield Clinic, to start the Fourth of July festivities.

On Saturday, July 26th, the Rafters take on the hosts of this year’s All-Star festivities, the Lakeshore Chinooks, and there will be post-game fireworks to follow. Game time is 6:05 p.m. and gates will open at 5:05 p.m. for the game. 

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will close their regular season schedule with a home-and-home series against the Green Bay Bullfrogs. Saturday, August 9th is Fan Appreciation Night as the Rafters take on the Bullfrogs at 6:05 p.m. Following the game Advanced Disposal will host the final fireworks spectacular of the 2014 season. 

Tickets for these special fireworks nights are included in one of the 9 Game Package options available for the 2014 season, which are currently on sale at the Rafters Office. Single game tickets for the 2014 season will go on sale beginning Friday, April 25th at 9 a.m.

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The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental 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 Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.