MUSKEGON, Mich. – Muskegon’s summer collegiate baseball team, the Muskegon Clippers, will be returning for another exciting season of baseball at historic Marsh Field in Muskegon. Opening day will be Tuesday, June 3, 2021 at 7:05pm.
The Clippers are members of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League which is a developmental League for college athletes from all over the country. These student athletes are looking to hone their skills, and possibly get spotted by baseball scouts as they hope for an opportunity at the next level.
The Clippers will play a 42 game schedule during the months of June and July. With 21 home games, there are many opportunities to enjoy Americas past time.
This season is full of great happenings at the ball park.
Opening night for the Muskegon Clippers is, Tuesday June 3, 2021 at historic Marsh Field on Laketon Avenue in Muskegon. The Clippers will play the Royal Oak Leprechauns. Gates open at 6:00 pm; first pitch is at 7:05pm.
Free Magnet Schedule Giveaway
Opening night is also free magnet game schedule giveaway night! Each family through the gate will receive a FREE 2021 Clippers game schedule while supplies last.
The Fan Experience – More Than Just Baseball
The Clippers have gotten rave reviews from baseball experts and casual fans alike. Not only is there great baseball played, but the fans love the historic ballpark and the fun and interactive atmosphere that is created during the games.
Part of the excitement includes:
- Walk up music for the players
- Sing along for fans
- Our famous Beer batter
- Contests and Games for fans between innings
- Dance along with fans
- Guests performing the national anthem
- Kids participating on the field in the introduction of players.
- And finally, fans are allowed to run the bases after the games.
Concessions and Team Merchandise
The Clippers have a great line up of ball park food, soft drinks, and ice cold Budweiser products. And of course, the Clippers will have team gear and merchandise available for purchase.
The Clippers have completed their 30 – man roster and have signed players from Universities like Missouri, Michigan State, Western Michigan, Texas A&M and USC.
The Clippers are coached by well-known local baseball coaches, Walt Gawkowski, Head Coach, Brian Wright, Bench Coach, Keith Williams, Hitting Coach and Steve Cutter, General Manager and Pitching Coach. The Clippers are owned by Pete Gawkowski.
Game tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for Senior Citizens, $3 for students; $2 for children 5-12. Children 5 and under are free..
Historic Marsh Field
Historic Marsh Field is 105 years old and continues its storied history by playing host to the Muskegon Clippers and over 100 other baseball ball games throughout the year. Over the years Marsh Field has been the home of the Muskegon Lassies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the old Muskegon Clippers, a farm team of the New York Yankees and the Muskegon Reds a farm team of the Detroit Tigers.