PRESS RELEASE – The first wave of the 2012 BlueClaws promotional schedule has been announced by the team. The schedule includes many returning dates and promotions as well as several new items, with additional promotions to be released in the coming weeks.
Some of the returning promotions from years past include the Phillie Phanatic (June 14th and July 16th presented by OceanFirst Bank), the Famous Chicken (July 12th presented by New Jersey Natural Gas) and ZOOperstars (June 25th and August 8th presented by Monmouth Medical Center).
Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night, when the BlueClaws will become the BruceClaws and have a BruceClaws jersey auction, returns for a fifth season on July 28th.
New giveaways in 2012 include BlueClaws Winter Hats (April 14th thanks to TD Bank), Carl Spackler (from Caddyshack) Bucket Hats (June 5th), Mickey Morandini XL T-Shirts* (August 9th thanks to InVision Eyecare), Ryan Howard Baseballs (August 11th thanks to AJ Perri Heating & Cooling), BlueClaws Mousepads (August 20th thanks to First Financial Federal Credit Union), BlueClaws Clothes Hampers (August 23rd thanks to New jersey Natural Gas), and Autographed Baseballs (August 26th).
* Morandini, the former Phillies second baseman, will manage the BlueClaws in 2012.
On July 29th, the BlueClaws will host a 30th anniversary celebration for the classic movie ET. The movie will be mixed in from the time the gates open, through the on-field promotions, until the game ends.
Please Note: Additional promotions will be announced soon, including a Vance Worley “Made the Phillies” Bobblehead Doll, as well as three celebrity autograph signers.
Day of the Week Promotions: Again in 2012, there will be post-game fireworks every Friday (plus May 27th, July 3rd, and September 2nd) thanks to Toyota/Scion World of Lakewood. Every Thursday is Thirsty Thursday with dollar beer and soda plus 50-cent wings. Kids Eat Free every Sunday and Monday thanks to ShopRite. Finally, every Tuesday is a Senior Day Tuesday with seniors eating free and Baseball Bingo thanks to TD Bank.
Tickets for the 2012 BlueClaws season are currently available through ticket packages and group outings. Call 732-901-7000 for additional information.
Thanks to John Cerone for the news.