WIFFLE WARS – THE HISTORY
Best buddies Mark Parrish, a retired, 12 year, NHL veteran and Paul Fletcher, afternoon host on Cities97 are Wiffle ball fanatics. A few years ago, in Paul’s backyard, Wiffle Wars was born.
Now it has outgrown Paul’s yard and is moving to beautiful CHS Field. Wiffle Wars will feature celebrities from around Minnesota playing Wiffle Ball before the Saints game on August 6. Tickets to the Saints game will include access to watch Wiffle Wars and a portion of the tickets will go to United Heroes League.
WIFFLE WARS – TOURNAMENT TIMELINE AND FORMAT
Game play will be 5v5
An out for the batter can be made in three ways:
- The batter can strike out only if he/she swings at a pitched ball and does not foul tip the t hird strike. Foul tips count as a strike for the first two strikes only. A foul tip caught in back of the batters box does not count as an out.
- Fly balls caught in fair or foul territory
- If the batter bunts the ball
1:30pm – Gates Open
2:05pm – Player Introductions & National Anthem
2:30pm – Semifinal Game 1 in Right Field & Semifinal Game 2 in Left Field
3:15pm – Championship game