In conjunction with the Prospect League, The Springfield Lucky Horseshoes, presented by Memorial Care, have announced it’s 2023 Prospect League Schedule which includes 32 home games at Robin Roberts Stadium.
The ‘Shoes kick off their second season at home on Wednesday, May 31st with a match up against the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp. Springfield plays five of its first six games in the Capital City with the first division game against the Normal Cornbelters on Saturday, June 3rd.
With the realignment of the Prospect League after the addition of two new franchises, the Lucky Horseshoes are now a member of the League’s Eastern Conference and will play in a four-team Wabash River division consisting of the Normal Cornbelters, Danville Dans, and Terre Haute Rex.
The Jackson Rockabillys, one of those new franchises, make their only trip to Springfield on June 15-16 with the ‘Shoes making their first and only trip to Tennessee on July 7-8. The other newcomer, Southern Illinois, also plays four games against the Lucky Horseshoes, two in Springfield on June 17th & July 23rd and in Marion on June 14th & July 1st.
For the first time since 2018, Springfield makes a trip to Springfield, Ohio to face the Champion City Kings for two games on June 23-24. The Kings make a return trip to Robin Roberts Stadium on July 19th, their first appearance in Springfield, Illinois since 2017.
The ‘Shoes also make road trips to Danville & Terre Haute for the first time since 2021.
For the second straight year, the Lucky Horseshoes are home on July 4th when they conclude a three game home stand beginning on July 2nd against the Normal Cornbelters, Cape Girardeau Catfish, and Terre Haute Rex.
In all, the ‘Shoes will face off against 11 of the other 16 Prospect League teams with a total of 60 games scheduled through the season’s conclusion on August 5th. Playoffs will begin the week of August 7th and conclude that following weekend.
Season Tickets, Flex Packages, Silver ‘Shoes, & Pony ‘Shoes Kids Club packages are all on sale at Tickets.ShoesBaseball.Com.
ABOUT SPRINGFIELD LUCKY HORSESHOES BASEBALL:
Springfield Lucky Horseshoes Established in 2021, the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes are a wood bat collegiate baseball team in the Prospect League with a goal of bringing family fun entertainment to the Capital City. While playing at historic, 96-year old Robin Roberts Stadium, The ‘Shoes look to add to the legacy in the Springfield community. The Lucky Horseshoes are committed to being an active organization year round, hosting supplemental events, being active in the local community, and always planning for the next great adventure!