COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Dozens of fans came out early to Huntington Park for autographs and a fan fest to get ready for the Triple-A All-Star Game.
Columbus is the first ever city to host the Triple-A All-Star Game and National Championship Game in the same year.
Wednesday’s game is expected to be a sellout crowd. That means more than 10,000 fans at Huntington Park.
“I’m so excited to see all these players and see the game as they get to play an All-Star game which is the best of the best of leagues so you get to see the best,” said 11-year-old Bryson Nichols.
Bryson’s dad, Tom Nichols says the game will bring father and son memories to last a lifetime.
“I wanted him to experience the whole thing while we’re here in Columbus. This was a really great event and I’m really glad we came,” said Tom Nichols.
Fans lined up for autographs at Huntington Park.
“It’s always exciting getting autographs. It’s my first All-Star game,” says 10-year-old Cash says,
“I like meeting players I haven’t met before. I hope I get a game-used baseball because they’re using commemorative baseballs today,” said Cash’s eight-year-old brother Grady.