From the Desk of Joe Ricciutti, BlueClaws President & General Manager

A thank you letter to the fans, looking back and looking forward

By Lakewood BlueClaws | September 4, 2017 10:05 AM ET

From the desk of Joe Ricciutti, BlueClaws President & General Manager.


BlueClaws Fans,

I would like to first thank you for your continued support of the BlueClaws over the 2017 season and for the last 17 years of BlueClaws Baseball.

My time here with the BlueClaws began just a few short weeks ago, but in being around our fans over the last two homestands, the passion and fervor you feel for the BlueClaws make us so excited for the future!

In talking to Season Ticket Holders, fans, Corporate Partners, our gameday staff, the media, and others around the Shore, I know what a jewel the BlueClaws are, how they play an important role in the community. With that comes a great responsibility - one of serving as a four-hour reprieve from your busy days. That's a responsibility we are happy to embrace.

As you know, Shore Town Baseball, a group of Minor League Baseball veterans that includes several local investors, recently purchased a controlling interest in the BlueClaws. We are already at work, deep into preparations for what promises to be a Clawsome (I've already learned a new word) 2018 season.

Our goal is to create a summer of big nights and great memories for you while maintaining our status as the Jersey Shore's top stop for affordable, family entertainment.

In the meantime, while the season might be months away, please don't be afraid to reach out. We want to hear from you about your experiences with the BlueClaws. The more feedback we get from you, the fans, the better we can serve going into 2018 and beyond!

It is a very exciting time with the BlueClaws. We have big plans and a bright future, and we know you will be a big part!

Thanks again for your continued support, enjoy your off-season, and April 12th will be here before you know it!

Yours In Fun,
Joe Ricciutti
President & General Manager
Lakewood BlueClaws

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