BlueClaws Unveil First-Wave of 2016 Promotions

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws have unveiled a first wave of 2016 promotions and giveaways, including a set of Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese Bobbleheads, a Travis d’ArGnome, honoring the former BlueClaws catcher, a ballpark Luau, and much more.

To see a list of currently announced promotions, click here. (pdf file). Additional promotions, giveaways, and appearances will be added as the season approaches.

Lakewood BlueClaws 2016 Promotions

“Our fans are always eager to see the promotions and to start locking in dates as part of their ticket packages and planning their summer fun,” said BlueClaws General Manager Chris Tafrow. We’re very excited with what we have so far and we have a lot more fun still on the way!”

The BlueClaws will have five specialty jersey theme nights in 2016.

Harry Potter Night (May 20th)
TropiClaws & Luau Night (July 2nd)
Caturday – a feline-friendly celebration (July 9th)
BruceClaws Night – Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night (July 23rd)
Augtober Fest – Octoberfest in August (August 31st)
Each of these jerseys will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting BlueClaws Charities and their Community Partner organizations, and each game will include additional elements to enhance the night’s theme.

Select giveaway items include:

Pork Roll (June 30th), Egg (July 25th), and Cheese (August 17th) Bobblehead Series. The three will stand alone or connect together for fans that collect all three in the series.

A Travis d’ArGnome (Travis d’Arnaud Gnome) honoring the Mets catcher who helped the BlueClaws in the South Atlantic League championship in 2009.

A BlueClaws Activity Book (thanks to Quick Draw Studios) that will be a part of the Kids Expo on May 22nd.

The Phillie Phanatic returns with both of his appearances on Fridays this year – July 8th and August 5th. Bark in the Park, presented by 95.9 WRAT and 100.1 WJRZ will be on Saturday, May 14th.

There will be 13 Spectacular Fireworks Shows this year – one following each Friday game plus a special show after the games on Sunday, July 3rd and Sunday, September 4th.

Traditional holiday promotions include the Father/Child Post-Game Catch on the Field on Father’s Day (June 19th), which will also include a t-shirt giveaway thanks to Advance Auto Parts. On Labor Day (September 5th), the BlueClaws will take their annual Post-Game Fan Photo on the Field.

BlueClaws ticket packages are currently on sale by calling 732-901-7000 option 3. Ticket packages start at just seven games and range all the way up to full season tickets. All packages include complete flexibility, meaning if a fan cannot come to a game they had already reserved, they can exchange the tickets to any remaining BlueClaws home game. Additional information is available online at

The BlueClaws are the Jersey Shore’s top stop for affordable, family entertainment. They have led the South Atlantic League and New Jersey in attendance in all 15 years of existence.

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Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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