UNDATED (WHTC) -- The 50th Midwest League All-Star Classic takes place next Tuesday, June 17th at Fifth Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids. There are many events scheduled for the day but an extra special event will be former Detroit Tigers star Willie Horton in attendance to sign autographs. Horton, a member of the World Champion 1968 Detroit Tigers, had a stellar 18-year Major League career and earned All-Star honors four times. Gates for the All-Star Classic open at 4 P.M. and game time is set for 7 P.M. The game is an opportunity for the Whitecaps to show off the newly rebuilt Fifth Third Ballpark.
Story by: Diane E Coston