CHARLESTON, S.C. - Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park is renowned nationally
as one of the finest and most picturesque atmospheres in Minor League
Baseball. Next June, the South
Atlantic League's best will be on display for all eyes to see.
RiverDogs and SAL have jointly announced that the club will host the
53rd edition of the SAL All-Star Game. Presented by the Charleston
Restaurant Association in conjunction with Force Protection Industries, the game
will be held on Tuesday, June 19 at The Joe.
marks the fourth time that Riley Park has hosted the SAL's Midsummer Classic,
having also done so in 1998, 2000 and 2004.
Charleston RiverDogs are extremely proud to serve once again as the host for the
South Atlantic League's All-Star Game," said General Manager Dave Echols. "We know that Charleston is one of the
friendliest cities in America and one of the league's premier destination
cities, and we will certainly roll out the red carpet for the players, coaches,
fans and sponsors. We will also
highlight many of the Lowcountry's great restaurants and culinary experiences
while saluting our military personnel."
part of All-Star Week, a Welcome Party is scheduled for Sunday, June 17 at
Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina.
Monday, June 18, will be highlighted by the All-Star Golf Tournament at
Patriots Point Golf Club beginning at 8 am. On Tuesday, June 19, game day
festivities feature an Awards Luncheon, the 2012 FanFest and Home Run Derby
(pregame) and the All-Star Game's first pitch is slated for 7:35. The game will not only be followed by a
spectacular fireworks display, but also a Postgame Bash that features live music
at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina.
tickets and additional information on the 2012 SAL All-Star Game, please contact
the RiverDogs at (843)577-DOGS (3647) or online at www.riverdogs.com.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.