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ABL Membership Major Prize Winner Announced
10/14/2016 2:12 AM ET

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is excited to announce Joel Hiscox, from Flynn in the Australian Capital Territory has won the baseball trip of a lifetime, as he heads to the MLB® World Series® later this month.

A member of the Canberra Cavalry, Joel has been a member for four seasons, and is over the moon to be heading to the World Series.

"It's all a bit surreal at the moment," Hiscox said.

"I'd like to thank the ABL for giving me the opportunity to go to the World Series. I can't believe I was lucky enough to be selected, and can't wait to get over there!"

Hiscox is a member of the Belconnen Bandits in the Canberra Baseball League, and will be taking his father David to the World Series later this month.

"I got the e-mail months ago, and really didn't think anything of it," Hiscox said.

"Dad comes along to the Cavalry games when he's in town, he's a massive sports fan, I can't wait to take him."

Hiscox's big win was made possible when Perth Heat Member Dr Alan Thomas from Melville South in Perth, was the first member randomly drawn. Dr Thomas, a surgeon from WA, elected to return the major prize to the prize pool, as he had previous commitments, and believed another ABL fan would do the trip of a lifetime "justice." A very generous offer indeed.

A member from each Club will also win the runner up prize an Authentic Playing Jersey thanks to VIVA. Winners of the Authentic Playing Jersey will be announced next week.

Memberships are still available for sale, and with the season only five weeks away, get in quickly to secure your seats. Click here to purchase your team's membership.

Single game tickets are also on sale, and with new features such as paperless tickets, and a simplified online ticket purchasing process, there's no better time to secure a family-friendly night at the ballpark this season. Click here to purchase your single game tickets.


This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.