LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws have unveiled the first wave of their 2014 promotional schedule, marking the earliest point BlueClaws fans have been able to see the promotional nights for the upcoming season.
Click here to see a list of promotions that have been released so far. Please note that additional promotions will be announced throughout the winter as the April 10th home opener approaches. A complete list is always available on BlueClaws.com.
"Our fans are always anxious to see our promotional schedule and we're very excited to announce the first wave this early," said BlueClaws General Manager Brandon Marano. "We have a great list of promotional nights and we look forward to adding even more as we get closer to Opening Day!"
Several new promotions are on the schedule in 2014. On June 22nd, the BlueClaws will celebrate What Could Have Been. The BlueClaws will wear special jerseys recognizing what the team could have been named if they weren't the BlueClaws.
2014 marks the 10-year anniversary of the movie Napoleon Dynamite. The BlueClaws will celebrate the movie at their game on July 10th. There will be numerous references to the movie throughout the game and no fan of the movie will want to miss it! This game falls on a Thirsty Thursday, with dollar beer and soda plus 50-cent wings available in the Coors Light WRAT Trap.
Plus, the BlueClaws will welcome in "Mountain Man" from the hit tv show Duck Dynasty, WWE legend Jimmy "Mouth of the South" Hart, and former Yankees outfielder Roy White.
The 2014 fireworks schedule had been previously announced. There will be shows following every Friday home game, following the first Saturday home game in June (14th), July (12th), and August (9th), and following the games on July 2nd and 3rd.
2014 Promotional Schedule Highlights
Giveaways - Pitcher Pitchers (a drink pitcher with a picture of a BlueClaws pitcher, June 2nd), World Cups (June 3rd), USA Soccer T-Shirts (June 11th), Salt & Pepper Shakers (July 24th), Darin Ruf "Made the Phillies" Bobbleheads (August 4th).
Entertainers - Phillie Phanatic (June 19th and August 14th), ZOOperstars (August 5th).
Celebrity Appearances - Roy White (autograph signing with former Yankees outfielder, April 22nd), Yo Gabba Gabba Character (April 27th), Duck Dynasty's "Mountain Man" (autograph signing, May 8th), WWE Legend Jimmy "Mouth of the South" Hart (autograph signing, July 13th).
Theme Days - Phillies Night (details TBA, April 21st), Bark in the Park (bring your dog, May 17th), What Could Have Been Day (June 22nd), Pirate Night (July 1st), "Napoleon Dynamite" 10-year Anniversary Celebration (July 10th), BruceClaws Night (Springsteen Appreciation (July 26th).
All day-of-the-week promotions return in 2014. Kids Eat Free every Sunday and Monday thanks to ShopRite. Seniors Eat Free on Tuesdays. Wednesdays are We Salute You Wednesdays honoring current and retired members of the military. Thursdays are 66MVP Thirsty Thursdays with dollar beer, dollar soda, and 50-cent wings. Finally, Fridays are Fireworks Fridays with post-game fireworks after all 11 Friday home games.
Fans can reserve spots at these games or any other 2014 BlueClaws home game with a 2014 BlueClaws ticket package or group outing. Ticket packages range from the four-game BlueClaws Fun Pack (tickets to four games plus a $10 BlueClaws gift card per seat) to full season tickets. The most popular ticket package remains the BlueClaws 7-game Bushel of BlueClaws package, which includes tickets to seven games plus additional gift benefits.
More on BlueClaws Ticket Packages: Mini Plans, Flexible Plans. To order, call 732-901-7000 option 3 or click here to order online.
The BlueClaws are the Jersey Shore's top stop for affordable, family entertainment. They have led the South Atlantic League and New Jesrey in attendance in all 13 years of existence. This year, they will eclipse the 6-million fan plateau.
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