Washington, Pennsylvania and Wild Things Park have been selected as the host of the 2022 Frontier League All-Star Game, slated for Wednesday, July 20, but the fun won't start and end there. Following with the theme of the 2022 season being the 20th season of Frontier League baseball for the Wild Things and it being a summer-long celebration in Washington, the All-Star Game and festivities will be the same. This page is your home for all things All-Star week.
The team's official announcement is available by clicking here.
The Frontier League All-Star Game has previously been hosted in Washington in 2005 and 2013, so this year it makes its third stop at the home of the Wild Things.
While the actual game will be played Wednesday, July 20, the celebration and week will begin while the Wild Things and Frontier League teams are finishing the first half of the campaign.
THREE RIVERS CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME PRES. BY THE COURY FIRM (SATURDAY, JULY 16)
The 2nd Annual Three Rivers Celebrity Softball Game, presented by The Coury Firm kicks off All-Star Week Saturday, July 16 at Wild Things Park. The event, which was a big hit last year, returns with a new format with Team Pittsburgh, presented by 84 Lumber, duking it out with Team World, presented The Tull Family Foundation. The game is hosted by former Pitt All-American Dorin Dickerson and benefits The Heyward House: The Cameron Heyward Foundation.
Guests/players will be announced periodically on the Wild Things' social media as well as on the original announcement story here. First pitch for the game is slated for 7:05 p.m. and tickets are available now by clicking here.
IWC WRESTLING: WRESTLING AT THE BALLPARK (SUNDAY, JULY 17)
IWC returns to the ballpark for Wrestling at the Ballpark, an afternnon professional wrestling show. IWC has made prior stops at Wild Things Park and big events. Superstars like AEW's Wardlow and Brian Pillman Jr. have wrestled at the ballpark, while current IWC mainstays like Jock Samson, Elijah Dean, Jaxon Argos, Andrew Palace, Jack Pollock, Bill Collier and IWC Heavyweight Champion Bulk Nasty have as well.
IWC has notable alumni such as WWE's Elias, AEW Women's Champion Britt Baker, DMD, CM Punk, Adam Cole, AJ Styles, WWE United States Champion Damian Priest, Samoa Joe, Jon Moxley, AEW TNT Champion Sammy Guevara and many more.
For more about IWC Wrestling, visit the promotion's websitem at iwcwrestling.com. Once tickets go on sale, we'll provide that link here too.
ELI YOUNG BAND WITH LAKEVIEW, PRESENTED BY DRUSKY ENTERTAINMENT (TUESDAY, JULY 19)
Drusky Entertainment Presents Eli Young Band with Lakeview at Wild Things Park Tuesday, July 19. Gates open at 5 p.m. with the show starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, which run at $10 for general admission and $20 for VIP tickets, are on sale now here.
2022 FRONTIER LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME PRES. BY THE COURY FIRM (WEDNESDAY, JULY 20)
Wednesday, July 20, the biggest stars of the Frontier League will compete in the 2022 Frontier League All-Star Game. The stars of the West Division, which is made up by the Evansville Otters, Florence Y’alls, Gateway Grizzlies, Joliet Slammers, Lake Erie Crushers, Schaumburg Boomers, Windy City ThunderBolts and the Wild Things, will battle the stars of the East Division, made up by the Empire State Greys, New Jersey Jackals, New York Boulders, Ottawa Titans, Québec Capitales, Sussex County Miners, Tri-City ValleyCats and the Trois-Rivières Aigles. Gates will open at 6 p.m. with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
During the game, the Frontier League all-stars will don the jerseys of Negro League teams from their team’s regions as part of a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Josh Gibson’s induction into the baseball Hall of Fame. The jerseys will be auctioned off during the game on the Wild Things’ auction partner [email protected]’s platform so that fans from all over the league can bid on and try to win their piece of history with proceeds benefitting the Josh Gibson Foundation.
Tickets for the All-Star Game are available now here. It will cost $10 to sit in the lower seating bowl of Wild Things Park and $5 for tickets in the bleacher sections (the 200 level) of the stadium.