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Timber Rattlers Officially Call Off April Events

Fan Fest, Welcome Home Banquet, Easter Brunch, and Ten Home Games Affected
April 6, 2020

GRAND CHUTE, WI – Baseball season will come to the Fox Cities…just not yet. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are making the official announcement that their scheduled April events at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

GRAND CHUTE, WI – Baseball season will come to the Fox Cities…just not yet. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are making the official announcement that their scheduled April events at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

“During this difficult time, we want to do our best to keep our fans informed, but also realize that there are much more important things going on in the world,” said Timber Rattlers president Rob Zerjav. “Whenever we are given the green light to play baseball, we will be ready to go. Until then, we will continue to post through our social media channels and keep fans as entertained as possible while we all practice social distancing.”

Events scheduled for this week included Fan Fest presented by Neuroscience Group on April 7, the Welcome Home Banquet on April 8, and the series against the Burlington Bees to open the 2020 season on April 8, 9 and 10.

The Easter Brunch that was to be held in the Fox Communities Credit Union Fox Club on Sunday, April 11 and the homestand against the Peoria Chiefs (April 20-22) and Cedar Rapids Kernels (April 23-26) have also been cancelled.

One of the posts to look forward to this week will be a video of an interview with Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster Lane Grindle, who was the scheduled guest for this year’s Welcome Home Banquet. The interview will be posted on the Timber Rattlers YouTube and Facebook pages at 6:00pm on Wednesday.

Features to get your Recommended Daily Allowance of Wisconsin Timber Rattlers baseball include:

  • Rattler Radio has begun a daily series of This Date in Timber Rattlers History posts to allow fans to look back at memorable games from the past 25 seasons of Timber Rattlers baseball.
  • MiLB.TV is streaming every available game from the 2019 season for free. The Timber Rattlers Twitter account has been posting some of their favorite games in a thread that begins at this tweet.

Promotions and giveaways for the cancelled games are in the process of being rescheduled by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers front office. A new promotional calendar will be announced once more information on the schedule for the 2020 season is known. All tickets to un-played games can be exchanged for any remaining game during the 2020 season, based on availability. As we better understand a start date for the 2020 season, we will be in touch with all our season ticket and ticket package holders with more information.

The Timber Rattlers added a brief Frequently Asked Questions to their website about the Coronavirus outbreak in March. Please click this link to see it for more details on tickets, postponed games, and other topics.