Baseball legends are coming to Louisville! See Chipper Jones, Johnny Bench, Tim Hudson, David Ross, Corky Miller and over 30 former MLB stars compete in the first-ever Bluegrass World Series tournament at Louisville Slugger Field. The weeklong tournament will feature the Louisville Stars, a team of former Major League Baseball players, competing against the best collegiate wood bat teams in the country from July 30 - August 4.
LOUISVILLE STARS ROSTER*
The Louisville Stars roster features a combined 62 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, Jayson Werth, Corky Miller, JD Drew, Roy Oswalt, Johnny Damon, Joe Nathan, Brad Penny, Ben Sheets & more!
View Full Louisville Stars Roster (PDF)
* Louisville Stars roster subject to change. Roster to vary based on game date.
- Jul 30 - Sponsor Appreciation Night & $3 Margaritas
- Jul 31 - $2 Beer Happy Hour (5:30-8:30) & USA Cares Military Appreciation Night
- Aug 1 - Chipper Jones Hall of Fame Game (special edition Chipper Jones poster - 1st 2,000)
- Aug 2 - Family Night ($1 hot dogs, soda, popcorn & chips)
- Aug 3 - Louisville Salutes Johnny Bench Game (special edition Johnny Bench mini bat - 1st 1,200)
- Aug 4 - Super Saturday (Championship Game)
TICKET OPTIONS & PRICING
- Full Tournament Packages (11 total games): Starting at $59
- Individual Game Tickets: $10 - $25 | click here to purchase
- Children ages 12 & younger, military personnel & senior citizens will receive a $2 off per ticket discount when purchasing at the Box Office window and showing proper I.D.
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.
- Jul 30 - Game 1: Hattiesburg vs Hoptown @ 3:30 PM; Game 2: Louisville Stars vs Jasper @ 7 PM
- Jul 31 - Game 1: Westchase vs Hoptown @ 3:30 PM; Game 2: Dubois County vs Sterling @ 7 PM
- Aug 1 - Game 1: Sterling vs Jasper @ 3:30 PM; Game 2: Louisville Stars vs Hattiesburg @ 7 PM
- Aug 2 - Game 1: Hattiesburg vs Sterling X-Press @ 3:30 PM; Game 2: Dubois County vs Westchase @ 7 PM
- Aug 3 - Game 1: Jasper vs Dubois County @ 3:30 PM; Game 2: Louisville Stars vs Hoptown @ 7 PM
- Aug 4 - Game 1: Consolation Game @ 2:30 PM; Game 2: Championship Game @ 6 PM
PLAYER AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS
All player autograph session tickets must be purchased in addition to a game ticket. Player autograph sessions will occur following the conclusion of the game on the designated game date. Only 100 autographs per player will be available for purchase. Only one item per autograph ticket purchased will be permitted to be autographed.
Session 1: Wednesday, August 1 - Chipper Jones: $100
For the Chipper Jones Autograph signing, you will be provided with a limited edition Chipper Jones HOF Game poster. Due to contractual obligations, no other item will be permitted to get signed.
Session 2: Friday, August 3 - Johnny Bench: $100, David Ross: $50, Johnny Damon: $50, Tim Hudson: $30, Roy Oswalt: $30, Jake Peavy: $30, Corky Miller: $30, Nick Swisher: $30, JD Drew: $30, Adam LaRoche: $30, Jayson Werth: $30, Tom Browning: $30 & Doug Flynn: $30.
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