Slugger Field to host Bluegrass World Series

68 combined All-Star Games, 20 World Series Championships & 2 Hall of Famers are coming to Louisville this summer!

By Louisville Bats | February 15, 2018 11:12 AM ET


Star power is coming to Louisville, KY this summer! Louisville Slugger Field is set to host the first-ever Bluegrass World Series, a weeklong event and baseball tournament featuring the Louisville Stars, a team made up of former Major League Baseball legends. The tournament will be held at Louisville Slugger Field from July 30 - August 4.


The Louisville Stars showcase a roster with a combined 68 MLB All-Star appearances, 20 World Series Championships, and two members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame! Players & managers include Johnny Bench, Chipper Jones, Tim Hudson, David Ross, JD Drew, Josh Beckett, Roy Oswalt, Johnny Damon, Andruw Jones, Jonathan Papelbon, Joe Nathan, Brad Penny, Ben Sheets, & more!



  • Monday, July 30 - Sponsor Appreciation Night & $3 Margaritas
  • Tuesday, July 31 - $2 Beer Happy Hour & USA Cares Military Appreciation Night
  • Wednesday, August 1 - Chipper Jones Hall of Fame Game (limited-edition Chipper Jones giveaway)
  • Thursday, August 2 - Family Night ($1 hot dogs, soda, popcorn & chips)
  • Friday, August 3 - Louisville Salutes Johnny Bench Game (Johnny Bench giveaway & Craft Beer Night)
  • Saturday, August 4 - Super Saturday (Championship Game)


Tickets for the Bluegrass World Series are on sale now! Full tournament packages (11 total games) start at $59. Individual game ticket prices range from $10 to $25. Children ages 12 & younger, military personnel & senior citizens with proper I.D. will receive a $2 discount on each individual game ticket price.

To purchase a Full Tournament Package, please call the Bats Ticket Office at (502) 212-2287.

Note: Each individual game ticket purchased includes access to both games that day.


7/30: Hattiesburg vs FCSL (3:30 PM); Louisville Stars vs Jasper (7 PM)
7/31: Hoptown vs Sterling (3:30 PM);  Westchase vs Dubois County (7 PM)
8/1: Jasper vs FCSL (3:30 PM); Louisville Stars vs Hattiesburg (7 PM)
8/2: Westchase vs Hoptown (3:30 PM); Sterling vs Dubois County (7 PM)
8/3: Dubois County vs Hoptown (3:30 PM); Louisville Stars vs FCSL (7 PM)
8/4: Consolation Game (2:30 PM); Championship Game (6 PM)


Interested in becoming a Bluegrass World Series sponsor? Click here for additional details

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

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