NORWICH, Conn. (November 28, 2023) 一 The Futures League and Norwich Sea Unicorns have announced that the 2024 Futures League All-Star Experience will take place at Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium in Norwich on Monday, July 22nd and Tuesday, July 23rd of 2024.
This will mark the first All-Star Game hosted at Dodd since 2013.
Many of the details for what is expected to be a two-day event are still in the planning stages, however the Sea Unicorns are hoping to hold the Home Run Derby as part of Monday’s schedule of events, with the All-Star Game on Tuesday evening.
“Coming off of the 2023 Futures League Championship and celebrating the 30th season of baseball at Dodd Stadium in 2024, the All-Star Experience is a great addition to what we expect to be the best season of Sea Unicorns baseball yet,” said Sea Unicorns General Manager Lee Walter, Jr. “Full plans for the two-day event will be announced in the coming months, but we hope the fans of the Futures League, and more specifically, the great people of Southeastern Connecticut, are as excited for this as we are!”
“Dodd Stadium is the perfect fit for our 2024 Futures League festivities,” said Futures League Commissioner Joe Paolucci. “The fans of Norwich will have an opportunity to see the best of the best that our league has to offer and we are all excited to see what the 2023 Organization of the Year has in store for us. It is going to be a great event that will help to continue to grow our league.”
Further details on the festivities will be revealed throughout the coming months. Please keep an eye on the Sea Unicorns and Futures League websites and social media pages as details emerge.
The Norwich Sea Unicorns are located at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut. The front office and box office are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person or by calling 860-887-7962. Sea Unicorns merchandise is available anytime by visiting goseaunicorns.com.
Founded in 2011, the Futures League is a wood-bat league featuring top collegiate baseball players from New England and throughout the country. Nearly three million fans have attended Futures League games since the league was established. On the field, more than 250 league alumni have been drafted by or signed with Major League Baseball organizations, including 18 who have already debuted at the highest level. Along with the Sea Unicorns, the eight-team league also includes the New Britain Bees (New Britain, CT), Vermont Lake Monsters (Burlington, VT), Brockton Rox (Brockton, MA), Nashua Silver Knights (Nashua, NH), Pittsfield Suns (Pittsfield, MA), Westfield Starfires (Westfield, MA), and Worcester Bravehearts (Worcester, MA).
For the latest Futures League news and information throughout the year, visit thefuturesleague.com and follow the league’s Facebook, X (formerly Twitter) and Instagram pages.