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Published On: May 25th, 2023

The Rafters 14th season is around the corner.

Wisconsin Rapids, WI— It is about that time again! Opening day is 4 days away and Rafters baseball is on the horizon. It is the 14th season of the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and they are looking to make it a memorable season just like they did last year. With players from California to South Carolina and manager Kirk Shrider back at the helm, the Rafters have a fully loaded roster heading into the 2023 season

There are many fun and exciting promotions lined up for the Rafters this season including a special one on opening day. The first 500 Rafter fans will receive a home magnet schedule sponsored by Sleep Inn! Make sure you are at Witter Field early, you don’t want to miss out on a special opportunity! 

The Rafters were unsuccessful in their last opening day as they fell to the Green Bay Rockers. This year, they open up at Witter Field with a 2 game series vs the Lakeshore Chinooks. Bring your friends and family and come on down to Witter Field to enjoy some Rafters Baseball on this Memorial Day weekend!

Want to attend a Rafters game this season? Rafters 9-Game Ticket Packages are on sale now! For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Box Office is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.


The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (DET). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.