• Rafters and Aspirus Congratulate 2019 “Fans for Life”

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    June 04, 2019

    Rafters partner with Aspirus Riverview Family Birthplace for Opening-Day ticket giveaway

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in conjunction with Apsirus Riverview Family Birthplace, are happy to announce the 2019 winners of the “Fan for Life” ticket giveaway.

    Each year, the Rafters and Aspirus give free Rafters tickets for life to any little Rafter fan born on opening day. This season, on May 31, 2019, the Rafters were proud to give those tickets to newborns Anna Rae Onan and Kimberly Rose Metz.

    Anna is the daughter of Adam and Amanda Onan of Amherst. She was born at 10:01 pm on May 31 and was 7 pounds, 14 ounces and 21 inches long. Kimberly is the daughter of Joshua and Caylee Metz of Saratoga. She was born at 12:59 pm on May 31 and was 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches long.

    Rafters mascot Rosco visited Aspirus Riverview Family Birthplace on Saturday, June 1 to welcome these new Rafter Fans for Life and congratulate them on winning the special ticket giveaway.

    Want to attend a Rafters game this season? Single-game tickets are on sale now. For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit Raftersbaseball.com, call the Rafthouse at 715-424-5400, or come visit us over at historic Witter Field. The Rafters ticket 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 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 200 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.raftersbaseball.com 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.