September 23, 2023


sights and trips

Western Mass. baseball fans travel to Worcester to celebrate 413 Night at the WooSox

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) – Wednesday was 413 Evening at the ballpark!

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball supporters Wednesday night.

It was a distinctive evening for those creating the journey east from western Massachusetts to the coronary heart of the Commonwealth for Wednesday night’s WooSox activity.

The Worcester Crimson Sox, or WooSox, moved from Pawtucket to Worcester prior to final time. They provide as the AAA Small League affiliate of the Boston Purple Sox, so all the major young talent will perform there ahead of having the connect with to make the jump to the main leagues.

That includes Jarren Duran, Jeter Downs, and Triston Casas.

We caught up with one supporter who informed Western Mass Information that he was at Polar Park for the initially time.

“I was definitely excited when I found out I would be coming to Worcester,” claimed Anthony Casilla, “and I’m a big minimal league baseball fan, so I’m actually energized to capture the recreation, get the bobblehead, have a nice time.”

Followers also been given a specific Tristan Casas bobblehead. Anthony additional that he arrived at Polar Park early just before the gates opened, and was thrilled to get his arms on 1.

In honor of April 13, or 413, the WooSox celebrated western Massachusetts baseball supporters Wednesday night time.

Brian and Ryan Mackay were being also psyched to get their Tristan Casas bobblehead at Wednesday night’s video game.

“With the dimension of Triston Casas, it must be a big bobble head, as well,” stated the Mackays.

Casas, a 6′4″ and 250lb initial baseman, was chosen in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft. Tuesday night, the 22-year-aged belted a 477-foot household operate.

The team’s mascot, Smiley Ball, is a nod to the iconic yellow and black “smiley face,” which was invented in Worcester in 1963. The 22′ tall Worcester wall in appropriate area is a nearby rendition of Fenway Park’s legendary Green Monster.

Initially pitch versus the Lehigh Valley IronPigs was scheduled for 6:45 p.m.

Western Mass Information took part in some particular pregame routines with reporter Matt Sottile providing a “play ball” to the followers in attendance from western Massachusetts.