2014 All-Star Stop Event Information
For the first time since the 2006 season, the Eastern League All-Star Game will be played in Curve, Pa. This year's game will be featured as part of the All-Star Stop presented by UPMC Health Plan and WTAJ-TV, which is a series of events over the two days surrounding the game on July 16. Listed below is the tentative schedule of events for the two-day All-Star Stop.
Tuesday, July 15
Curve, Pa. Heroes Game presented by the Altoona Mirror & AMBUCS Altoona - This game will start the series of events over two days in Curve, Pa. and feature the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) playing a softball game versus the Curve, Pa. Celebrities Squad. The WWAST is made up of young, competitive, athletic veterans and active duty soldiers who have lost limbs post-9/11 while serving their country in the military/war.
For more information on the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team, please click here
Ghost Man Games & Hitting Challenge - Capping off the events on Tuesday will be the Ghost Man Games & Hitting Challenge, which will incorporate members of both squads of E.L. All-Stars in a series of mini games before a traditional Home Run Derby finale involving the childhood inspired ghostmen! Teams will compete for ghostmen during the mini-games to put on base during the Derby and the division that drives in the most runs will take home a trophy. The individual player that racks up the most home runs in the Derby portion of the challenge will also take home a trophy.
For the official rules of the Ghost Man Games & Hitting Challenge, click here
Wednesday, July 16
All-Star Experience - Fans will have the opportunity to enter the park early for the All-Star Experience which will serve as a pregame fanfest featuring photo and autograph sessions with both the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Game participants as well as the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team.
All-Star Clash presented by UPMC Health Plan - The best and brightest stars of the Eastern League will square off in the league's midsummer classic.
Tickets for both days of the Eastern League All-Star Stop presented by UPMC Health Plan are on sale now in person at the box office, online or by calling 877.99.CURVE