2007 Beach Bums All-stars

FLORENCE, KY – Curtis Ledbetter and Justin Holmes are pictured above at the All-Star Banquet Tuesday night, shortly after receiving their awards. They will participate in Wednesday night's All-Star game as members of the North team. The North will feature members of the Central Division as well as Washington and Slippery Rock from the East. The All-Star Game will take place at Florence’s Champion Window Field.

Ledbetter has been the starting catcher for a majority of the season and recently has settled into a role as the designated hitter. He has also started at first base. Entering play on July 3, Ledbetter is currently the Beach Bums leader in average at .316, homeruns with four, and is second on the team with 29 RBI. He has also connected on eight doubles and a triple while posting 17 multi-hit games. Ledbetter is in his first season with the Beach Bums.

Shortstop Justin Holmes will make his second straight appearance in the Frontier League showcase. Holmes has reached base in all but five games this season and has been a staple at the top of the order for Jon Cahill’s club. Holmes is hitting .289 with three homers and 17 RBI. He has seven doubles and six stolen bases. Holmes owns the longest hitting streak this season for the Beach Bums at 12 games early in the year. He has 14 multi-hit games.

L. Wuerfel photo.