Pinchy Returns, BlueClaws to Wear Original Uniforms for Each ‘Throwback Thursday’

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – This coming season, Thursdays will be Throwback Thursdays at FirstEnergy Park, with the BlueClaws throwing it back to Pinchy and their original uniforms.

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Pinchy, the crab on the team’s original logo, worn from 2001 through 2009, will return and the BlueClaws will wear their white pin-striped uniforms at all 12 Thursday home games.

“We have gotten a lot of great feedback over our new logo and uniforms over the last several seasons, but many fans have asked about seeing Pinchy again,” said BlueClaws General Manager Chris Tafrow. “This is a great way for us to honor our past with Pinchy and we’re looking forward to the Opening Day re-unveiling.”

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The Pinchy logo, worn on a navy blue cap with a navy blue brim, will be one of four different on-field caps worn by the BlueClaws in 2017. The team’s current cap logo “Clawd,” which became active in 2010, is worn on a navy blue cap with a navy blue brim in their standard home uniforms. The Clawd logo on a red cap with a navy blue brim is worn on the road. The team also uses their alternate “Crusher” logo on a navy blue cap with a light blue brim as an alternate on-field cap.

Pin-stripe jerseys with “BlueClaws” in its original font will be available in the Claws Cove, as will fitted hats with Pinchy.

PRE-ORDER JERSEYS – Adult, white, pin-striped jerseys are available for pre-order online by clicking here. Jerseys will be available in time for the holidays. Hats will not be available until the spring.

The 12 BlueClaws Thursday night games where these uniforms will be worn are: April 13 (Opening Day), April 27, May 11, May 25, June 8, June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, August 3, August 17, August 31.

2017 BlueClaws ticket packages and group outings are currently on sale. BlueClaws ticket packages offer the best value pricing, with at least 20% savings off the single-game price, plus other gifts and benefits, such as the team’s popular Flexible Exchange Policy. Through the Flexible Exchange Policy, fans can exchange any ticket plan ticket for a new game should a scheduling conflict arise. Thus, fans need not worry about selecting their games in advance of the season.

BlueClaws ticket packages also make great holiday gifts. BlueClaws Grass Passes (10 undated Sod Squad tickets), FlexPacks (eight undated reserve seat tickets), or Thirsty Thursday Club memberships (seven undated Thursday tickets with access to a VIP line) have been popular and productive holiday gifts for many years.

To order a 2017 BlueClaws ticket package, call 732-901-7000 option 3 or click here to order online.

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 16 years of existence.

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Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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