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IronPigs To Wear Star Wars Jerseys on May 8

April 3, 2015

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will don one-of-a-kind Star Wars jerseys, depicting Hans Solo frozen in carbonite from the original Star Wars trilogy, when they host the Gwinnett Braves at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, May 8 at Coca-Cola Park. The specialty jerseys presented by PA Lawn & Landscape and Christmas Décor will be auctioned off during that night's game with proceeds benefitting both IronPigs Charities and the Children's Home of Easton -- a private, nonprofit organization established in 1885, provides a caring, nurturing environment for children in need, as well as, assistance to their families.

Prior to the game, fans can get their photos taken with members of the 501st Legion - a worldwide professional costuming organization dedicated to the Dark Side Characters of the Star Wars universe. All fans are encouraged to dress like their favorite characters from any of the iconic "Star Wars" movies to join in on the festivities. A number of other Star Wars related activities will be announced leading up to this event.

The May 8 game against Gwinnett also features a post-game fireworks display as part of the weekly Friday Night Fireworks series at Coca-Cola Park following every Friday home game in 2015.

Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas. The film series, consisting of two trilogies (and an upcoming third), has spawned an extensive media franchise and the original Star Wars movie remains one of the most financially successful films of all time.  

Fans can bid on their favorite player's Star Wars jerseys from anywhere with the easy-to-use Qtego service that allows fans to place bids, receive notifications when outbid and check the status of their item via text messages on their mobile phones. Fans without texting access can even call in their bid after registering their phone at Coca-Cola Park.

Register your phone from anywhere in the U.S. by texting "Pigs" to 79230. The bidding begins on May 7 and ends promptly at the end of 7th inning of the May 8 game. Detailed instructions on how to place your bid will be made available at

Winning bidders of the jerseys will have the opportunity to go on the field immediately following the game to have their jersey autographed. Bidders not in attendance at Coca-Cola Park can either pick up their signed jersey at a later date or have it mailed directly to them. 

Great seats are still available for Star Wars Night and all upcoming games and can be purchased in-person at Coca-Cola Park (Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), by calling (610) 841-PIGS (7447) or online at Make sure to inquire about our brand-new seating area, "The Pig Pen", a revolutionary new seating area that puts fans directly in front of the players in the left field bullpens and just inches away from the on-field action.

Fans are reminded that there are three entry points for parking and are encouraged to use the Dauphin Street entrance when traveling from downtown Allentown. In addition to the Dauphin Street entrance, entry to Coca-Cola Park can be gained off American Parkway and Union Boulevard. Preferred/Handicapped Parking access is available via American Parkway only.

The cost of parking in Coca-Cola Park's "Pig Tail Porking Spaces" is $5 per vehicle for all IronPigs home games. 

The 2015 IronPigs baseball season at Coca-Cola Park is presented by Capital BlueCross.