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JSBC Staff Spotlight: Ben Cecil

Highlighting the talented members of the BlueClaws staff
November 27, 2020

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - In the second of a BlueClaws.com recurring feature, we sit down with Ben Cecil, the BlueClaws VP of Retail Operations. Ben joined the BlueClaws in November of 2017 and is in charge of merchandise for the team. A native of Bloomington, Minnesota, Ben previously worked for

JERSEY SHORE, NJ - In the second of a BlueClaws.com recurring feature, we sit down with Ben Cecil, the BlueClaws VP of Retail Operations. Ben joined the BlueClaws in November of 2017 and is in charge of merchandise for the team. A native of Bloomington, Minnesota, Ben previously worked for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, New Britain Rock Cats, and Texas Stars.

Q; What is your favorite BlueClaws memory?

A: My parents coming to their first BlueClaws game, Spencer Howard's series clinching no-hitter in the 2018 playoffs.

Q; What is your favorite BlueClaws promo night and why?

A: I like Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese Night. We serve Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese sandwiches that night and the uniforms we wore in 2019 were great.

Q: What is your favorite part of the job?

A: Designing apparel for the team store. I get a lot of positive feedback about what we've had to offer the past three years.

Q; What is your favorite Jersey Shore landmark?

A: Barnegat Light House. I see it every morning across the bay when I take my dog for a walk.

Q; **What is your favorite Jersey Shore activity?**

A: Visiting bars and breweries up and down the Shore. I particularly enjoy Icarus Brewing and the Asbury Biergarten.

Q: What is your favorite Jersey Shore restaurant and meal?

A: I'll give you three. Doyle's Pour House in Barnegat - great wings and $1 Coors Lights. Caffrey's in Forked River - great wings and great sushi. Shrimp Box in Point Pleasant - great variety of seafood and has great views right off the water.

Q: If you hadn't gone into the sports/entertainment industry, what would you be doing?

A: I probably would have finished getting my TESL license during my time as an undergraduate and gone into teaching.

Q: What is your favorite thing to do away from the ballpark?

A: Spending time with my dog, Minnie, and taking care of my chickens.

Q: How long have you lived at the Shore and what brought you here?

A: I've lived here for three years. I came here to work for the BlueClaws.

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