Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

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Wisconsin Rapids Rafters
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Team Logo
League Northwoods League (South Division)
Location Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Ballpark Witter Field
Year founded 2010
League championships 0
Division championships 0
Former name(s) Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (2010-present)
Colors Cranberry, Gold, Tan
Ownership Steve Schmitt and Vern Stenman
Management John Fanta (GM)
Manager Craig Noto
Media Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Website RaftersBaseball.com

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a baseball team based in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin that plays in the Northwoods League, a collegiate summer baseball league. The Rafters play home games at Witter Field.

History[edit]

The Rafters name was announced in a logo unveiling ceremony on January 27, 2010.[1]

The team posted a 20-50 record in its first season in the Northwoods League. It drew 46,515 fans, ranking 7th of 16 teams in the Northwoods League. Rafters General Manager, Liz Kern, was named 2010 Northwoods League Executive of the Year for her efforts in starting the franchise. In its second season (2011) the team posted a 24-46 record. The team drew 48,006 fans during its second season, again ranking 7th of 16 teams in the league. The Rafters hosted the 2011 Marshfield Clinic Northwoods League All-Star Game in the 2011 season.

Notes[edit]

  • [1] - Northwoods League unveils Wisconsin Rapids Rafters name, logo]

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