The brand-new All-Star Game rule that was talked about in a big way before the night started actually came true on Tuesday night for the 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game from Four Winds Field. After being tied at 3-3 after nine innings of play, public address announcer Gregg Sims announced that the game would be decided by a sudden death home run derby.
2019 Midwest League All-Star Game
Over 5,000 fans packed Four Winds Field on Monday night to watch Chris Betts and Alek Thomas duel it out in the 2019 Midwest League Home Run Derby championship round. On a walk-off bomb on his final swing deep over the right field wall, Betts tossed a legendary bat flip as he was covered with the Gatorade shower.
The Midwest League has officially announced the participants that will compete in the 2019 Home Run Derby at Four Winds Field on June 17. With the format set up in bracket style, four players from each division will be tested in the ultimate battle of power for a grand prize of $1,000 to the winner.
With the 55th annual Midwest League All-Star Game at Four Winds Field under two weeks away, the Midwest League has announced the official team rosters for the game between the Eastern and Western Divisions. This year's game will again be loaded with supreme talent from each team in the league.
The South Bend Cubs are committed to making the 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game the biggest and best in league history. Part of this goal is making the event a three-day extravaganza that will showcase South Bend, Four Winds Field, and the entire Michiana region. On Sunday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. GRAMMY Award-winning artist Pitbull will headline the All-Star Concert presented by Bud Light.
Guests purchasing tickets to Fan Fest will have an added incentive included. In an effort to give back to our vibrant community, the South Bend Cubs have partnered with five charities from across the region to continue this goal. Proceeds from the event will go to the fan's choice of one of the five associations.
The South Bend Cubs have announced the 55th Midwest League All-Star Game will be broadcast regionally on WCIU-TV, The U Too in Chicago as well as on WMYS, My Michiana in South Bend. In addition to the All-Star Game airing on June 18, the Home Run Derby will also be carried on My Michiana on June 17.
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and Chicago Cubs All-Star Ryne Sandberg will be the special guest at the 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game and will be the keynote speaker at the All-Star Luncheon. The luncheon, presented by Four Winds Casino, will take place Tuesday, June 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Century Center.
The Midwest League All-Star Week at Four Winds Field is shaping up to be a summer destination for baseball fans from around the country. The South Bend Cubs will host All-Star Fan Fest on Monday, June 17, that will feature the Home Run Derby, autograph sessions, and special appearances by the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Trophy and Clark the Cub. Tickets for both events are on sale now
Get ready for summer with the official Midwest League All-Star poster! The background, designed by local graphic designer Sam Lima, depicts Four Winds Field in the Art Deco style of the 1920s and 1930s and showcases the city of South Bend and nearby University of Notre Dame.
For the first time in 30 years, the Midwest League's Summer Classic will be held in South Bend, Indiana. The 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game Presented by Four Winds Casinos takes place Tuesday, June 18, 2019, and will feature some of the most promising players in professional baseball today.