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Beach Bums' Willms Named Broadcaster of the Year

August 30, 2018 - Frontier League (FL) - Traverse City Beach Bums News Release

TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums are proud to announce that our radio voice, Tom Willms, has won the Robert Ford Award, naming him the 2018 Frontier League Broadcaster of the Year.

Tom is in his third season as the Beach Bums' Director of Broadcasting/Media, and it's his sixth year in professional baseball. "I am truly honored to receive this award from my peers throughout the Frontier League", Willms said. "The friendship and support from everyone in the league has been amazing. To be chosen by them is quite special. I'd also like to thank the entire staff at Wuerfel Park, and of course, the members of Beach Bums Nation, our great fans."

Are you a lucky person? Do you have that kind of luck where good things just seem to happen to you? If so, then be sure to come out to Wuerfel Park tonight for Casino Night sponsored by Little River Casino! Early entrants into the ballpark will receive a special baseball tote bag provided by Little River Casino, along with the chance to participate in one of our many casino themed between inning games! So I'll ask you one question, do you feel lucky? Join us for this night filled with baseball and betting, zero stakes betting that is, where you'll have chance after chance to win free prizes. And of course, let's not forget, Fridays in 2018 are Fantastic Fireworks Friday out at Wuerfel Park. Fun, games, and a spectacular fireworks show... Who could ask for more! Gates open at 6:00pm -- First pitch set for 7:05pm. For information and tickets, go to or call the office at (231) 943-0100. The front office is open daily on non-gamedays, Monday through Friday at 8:30 am; the box office is open 1:00 PM to 6 PM. Fans may also book online through this website 24/7 however senior discount tickets must be purchased in person.

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