WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (Aug. 9, 2012) — Friday, Aug. 10 is Schierl Tire & Service Night at Witter Field and the Rafters will be wearing blue and white jerseys, which will be auctioned off during the game. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Wood and Portage County.
Starting today, you can submit an online bid for as many jerseys (starting at $40) and hats (starting at $15) as you’d like, that will carry over into Friday’s game on Aug. 10, during which fans will have the chance to match and continue to bid in-person. New for this auction will be a “Buy Now” option. Any fan that places a bid of $100 on any jersey or hat will automatically be awarded the said item. The auction will end with the last out in the bottom of the 7th inning of the Aug. 10 game and winners will be announced in the 8th inning. Winners do not need to be in attendance, but it is recommended. ($5 will be added for shipped orders)
Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Wood and Portage County.
To place your bid please follow these steps:
1) Click on the link “BID Jersey” beside the player’s name on raftersbaseball.com
2) Your email program will then open a new message
3) In the body of that email please include: the player’s name, the dollar amount of your bid, your name & your phone number!
example: Jake Martin, $125, John Fanta, (715) xxx-xxxx
4) Bid as many times as you’d like on as many jerseys and hats as you wish! (Remember, bids less than $40 for jerseys and less than $15 for hats won’t be used!)
*Please note: Backside of the Blue and White uniforms will show the player’s number only.
**Upon completion of the game, each player will sign his jersey and/or hat (if desired) and a member of the Rafters staff will bring those items to the Rafthouse Team Shop. At that time payment will be needed to obtain said item. Please be patient as over 50 transactions will need to be run immediately following the game. For faster processing, please bring cash.
***Also, please indicate if you do not want the item autographed in your e-mail.
The gates will open at 6:05 p.m. on Friday with the first pitch slated for 7:05. Good Luck!
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are members of the 16-team summer collegiate Northwoods League. The Rafters play a 70 game schedule with 35 home games in 2012.