CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — The 2017 MINK League All-Star Game will be held at Shaffer Park, Chillicothe, Mo. tonight, July 6.

This is the 3rd annual All-Star Game for the collegiate wood bat league that features some of the finest collegiate baseball players from across the country. The previous two All-Star matchups were held at Phil Welch Stadium in St. Joseph, Mo.

There will be a full day of activities beginning at 10 am with the Milbank Mills, Inc. “Pro Scout Day.” Major League Baseball and Collegiate scouts will observe selected MINK League players showcasing their running, fielding, throwing and pitching talents. The “Pro Scout Day” is open to the public and free of charge.

Gates will re-open at 4 pm and the Hedrick Medical Center “Home Run Derby” will begin at 5 pm. Tickets are $5 for adults, $1 for 17 and under. The first 300 fans 18 and over will receive a free Missouri Lottery Scratchers Ticket. Each MINK League team will be represented by one contestant in the round robin tournament. The “Home Run Derby” champion will be crowned at 6:30.

The “Home Run Derby” will be followed by the Pepsi-Cola “MINK League All-Star Game” at 7:05 pitting the MINK League North All-Stars vs. the South All-Stars. There will be no additional admission charge for the All-Star Game if you attend the Home Run Derby. The Mudcat Grill and Mudcat souvenir shop will be open all day.