Carolina League All Star Game comes to Salem

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) It's a great day for a ball game! The Carolina League All Star Game is today in Salem.

It is the Salem Red Sox 50th Anniversary of being part of the Carolina League. Fans from all over the east coast will watch North and South teams duke it out on the field. There will also be a Fan Fest before the game that will include games for kids, giveaways, food, and chance to meet players.

"It really showcase our community the organization our fan base and really show the rest of the Carolina league and baseball what our fan base is all about," said Ryan Shelton, President of the Salem Red Sox. After game there is a fireworks show. Organizers say tickets are still available.