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A local professional sports
team is selling stock over the holiday season.
Stock and supporting the local team is going to be a unique gift for the
sports fan in your life. And it is
an affordable gift for you to support the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
That's right. The Green Bay
Packers aren't the only team in Wisconsin with a stock sale.
The full details of being a
stockholder in Appleton Professional Baseball may be found elsewhere
on the Timber Rattlers website. (Run your
cursor over "About" up top and click on "Become a
Shareholder" on the pull down menu for more information) But,
to give you a quick rundown it is just $50 and you may vote for the Board of
Directors, attend the annual meeting, and receive two free tickets to Opening
As of this morning, the Timber
Rattlers have 229 shareholders with 415 active shares.
Most of the fans who own stock in the team are from Wisconsin and the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan. But,
there are owners from Arizona and California to Maine and Delaware.
There are even owners from exotic places like the Grand Cayman Islands
If you are thinking about
purchasing stock in one professional sports team in Northeastern Wisconsin,
consider the Timber Rattlers. There
is no deadline on the sale of the Timber Rattlers stock.
You can wait. But, then it
wouldn't be a holiday gift.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.