Shawn Collins, CEO


EVANSVILLE, IN. – JUNE 8, 2018 – The Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame has released the schedule for its upcoming fundraiser, the 2nd Annual GESHOF Baseball and Softball Games. The Games will bring together 64 area Travel and Little League baseball and softball teams for two explosive evenings at the ballpark. The event will take place on Monday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 13, from 4:30 to 10 pm at the Deaconess Sports Park on North Green River Road. Softball games will take place on Monday, and baseball games will be on Wednesday.

Other entertainment and vendor booths will accentuate the ballpark fun. There will be live music by Patriotic Soul on Monday, cheer and dance performances, First Pitches by local celebrities, children’s entertainment, and more. Here is the official agenda for both evenings:

4:00     Park Opens
5:00     Opening Ceremony – Welcoming Message & Team Parade
5:45     National Anthem
5:50     First Pitch Ceremonies
6:00     Opening Games Begin
7:45     1st Round MVP Ceremony
8:00     Closing Games Begin
9:45     2nd Round MVP Ceremony & Closing Remarks

Tickets at the gate are $6; children 12 years and under are free. All proceeds benefit the Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fame, set to break ground later this year.

More details about this year’s Games can be found here. Contact the organization to learn more about its mission, capital campaign, or to inquire about last minute Games sponsorships by emailing GESHOF or calling (812) 760-1811.

The Greater Evansville Sports Hall of Fames promotes the region’s athletes and their successes. Their mission is to honor local sports heroes who have made an impact in our community including players, coaches and ambassadors of the games of baseball, football, basketball, and golf geographically covering multiple counties in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois.