Packers Jerry Kramer to appear in Wood County
For Hub City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Big Top Sports & Entertainment has announced that Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer will make a statewide tour to four Big Top ballparks from June 25-28.
As part of the tour, Kramer will appear at the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters game on June 25.
“We’re extremely honored to welcome one of the Packers all-time legends to Wisconsin Rapids,” said General Manager Andy Francis. “This is another exciting piece to celebrate the Rafters 10th Anniversary.”
Kramer will sign autographs 6:05-7:05 p.m. on photos provided by the Rafters for 75 VIP ticket holders. No personal items will be signed during this time. A limited number of these VIP ticket packages are on sale now and include a reserved bleacher seat to the June 25 Rafters game, photo of Kramer for guaranteed autograph, and the ability to jump the line during the first 60-minute time slot. The VIP ticket package can be purchased online at raftersbaseball.com or by clicking on the buy tickets link on the Rafters Facebook page starting April 8-April 14.
Kramer will throw out the first pitch prior to the game. At the conclusion of the first pitch, he will return to the autograph site for a public session hosted by Mayfield Sports Marketing. At this time fans may have personal Packers items autographed for a fee.
Kramer played a total of 130 career games as the Packers right guard and served as the team’s placekicker for several seasons. His leadership and talents helped the franchise capture five NFL championships and victories in Super Bowls I and II.