Crosstown Showdown postponed until May 1, tickets to be honored
The seventh-annual Crosstown Showdown between the Lansing Lugnuts and MSU baseball team has been postponed until, May 1 as a seven-inning game.
The Lugnuts announced severe weather in the area produced poor field conditions unable to support a game.
All tickets purchased for the original date will be honored on May 1.
The beer and soda specials originally offered during the Crosstown Showdown will be available on the make-up Wednesday night.
Nearly 60,000 fans have attended the event in the last six years, and the Lugnuts own a 4-2 series record over the Spartans.
The Lugnuts won 7-0 last year, and MSU won in 2011, 2-1.
The Lugnuts still are scheduled to kick off their home season against the South Bend Silver Hawks on at 7:05 p.m. on Friday.
The Spartans defeated Western Michigan 10-1 at McLane Stadium at Old College Field on Tuesday afternoon, and will take on Indiana at 3:05 p.m. on Friday.