'Dads Open Fan Vote for All-Star Game

Fans can help get their favorite Crawdads into the Midsummer Classic

By Aaron Cox / Hickory Crawdads | May 17, 2014 5:37 PM ET

Hickory, NC - Voting has begun for the 55th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game in Hickory, and the Crawdads are looking to the fans to help select the roster and make sure their favorite 'Dads make the squad.

Fans can fill out a SAL All-Star ballot and submit it back to the Crawdads. The 'Dads will then take the players with the most total fan votes and submit an official composite fan ballot to the SAL.

Fans who submit a completed SAL All-Star ballot will also be eligible to win one of five All-Star prizes, including one (1) All-Star Game T-Shirt, one pair of SAL Hall-of-Fame Luncheon tickets, one pair of tickets to Monday night's "Under the Sails" All-Star Bash, one pair of All-Star Game tickets, or a Grand Prize of one pair of All-Inclusive tickets.

To qualify for the All-Star prizes, fans must submit a fully completed ballot by Wednesday, May 28th. Ballots may be submitted via email (acox@hickorycrawdads.com), fax (828-322-6137), Facebook, or Twitter.

The SAL All-Star Fan Ballot can be downloaded here.

The Downtown All-Star Bash will kick off the All-Star festivities the night before the All-Star Game on Monday, June 16th, with All-Stars, League Executives and fans gathered "Under the Sails" for food, music, and a Fan vs. All-Star Cornhole Tournament.

The Hall of Fame Luncheon is scheduled Tuesday, June 17th at 11:00 am at The Crossing at Hollar Mill in Hickory. A free Fan Fest will run from 2:00 - 5:00 pm in the L.P. Frans Stadium parking lot, followed by the Pre-Game VIP Picnic at 5:30 in the brand new Picnic Pavilion.

The 55th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game at L.P. Frans Stadium will start at 7:00 pm and will be followed by a post-game fireworks show. The day will conclude with a Post-Game After Party at the ballpark, with a live band and concessions.

For more information regarding the SAL All-Star Game Fan Vote, call the Crawdads front office at (828) 322-3000.



This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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