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 7, 2022 at 7:05pm.
The Muskegon Clippers open their season with a 6-game home stand with three games vs. the Detroit Jet Box and three games vs. the Royal Oak Leprechauns.
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 19 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 7, 2022 at historic Marsh Field on Laketon Avenue in Muskegon. The Clippers will play the Detroit Jet Box. 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 2022 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, Michigan State, Western Michigan, Indiana State, and San Jose State.
The roster will also feature several standouts from West Michigan including former players from Zeeland East High School , Grandville High School , Forest Hills Northern High School , Forest Hills Eastern High School, Rockford High School and Hudsonville High School.
The Clippers are coached by former Muskegon Clipper player and new manager Logan Fleener, new pitching coach Deon Felger and legendary High School coach, Brian Wright as Assistant Coach. The Clippers General Manager is Walt Gawkowski. 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 106 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.
ABOUT THE MUSKEGON CLIPPERS:
The Muskegon Clippers are members of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League which is a developmental league for college athletes from all over the country. A Muskegon Clippers get rave reviews by baseball experts and fans alike for exciting baseball, low priced family fun and the interactive atmosphere generated while watching America’s pastime at historic Marsh Field.