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Bobby Valentine, Jake "The Snake" Roberts to Sign Autographs at BlueClaws Games in 2017
Valentine's appearance, presented by OceanFirst Bank, on June 15th and Roberts to appear at June 29th game
02/28/2017 2:16 PM ET

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws have added two autograph signers to their 2017 promotional calendar - former Mets manager Bobby Valentine and WWE Hall of Famer Jake "The Snake" Roberts. 

Valentine will be at FirstEnergy Park for an autograph signing on Thursday, June 15th and Roberts will follow two weeks later on June 29th. Both games start at 7:05 pm but lines will form when the gates open at 6:00 pm. 

Single-game tickets to these and all 70 BlueClaws games will go on sale in-person on Saturday, March 18th at the team's FanFest at FirstEnergy Park. FanFest runs from 10 am - 2 pm and is the first day single-game tickets are on sale. After FanFest, online and phone single-game orders will begin on Monday, March 27th. 

Valentine managed the Mets from 1996 - 2002 and led the team to the 2000 World Series. He also previously managed the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball and has two stings managing the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan. 

Valentine's appearance at FirstEnergy Park is presented by OceanFirst Bank. 

Roberts follows in a long line of wrestlers to make appearances at FirstEnergy Park. He began the first of two stints in the WWF in 1986 and finished his WWF career in 1997. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 5, 2014. 

Both appearances will take place on Thirsty Thursdays. At each Thursday BlueClaws home game, the team has dollar Coors and Coors Light drafts, dollar soda, and 50-cent wings in the Coors Light WRAT Trap. The BlueClaws offer a Thirsty Thursday Club ticket package that includes seven undated tickets to Thursday home games plus access to a VIP line. 

2017 BlueClaws ticket packages and group outings are currently on sale by calling 732-901-7000 option 3 or online at BlueClaws.com. 

The BlueClaws are the Jersey Shore's top stop for affordable, family entertainment. They have led the South Atlantic League and New Jersey in attendance in all 17 years of existence. 

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