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Branding Change: Introducing the ‘Jersey Shore BlueClaws’

PRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws and the Jersey Shore have made great partners over the last 20 years, and on Wednesday night, they officially announced a name change and re-branding to the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. The official name change announcement was made at a VIP event at Seahorse, part of Asbury Park’s historic Convention Hall.

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New Jersey’s Affiliated Clubs Set Selves Apart from Indy Pros?

Sports marketing and PR guy Joe Favorito compares the success of New Jersey’s affiliated teams (Trenton Thunder and Lakewood Blue Claws), with the state’s challenged indy pro clubs (Newark Bears, New Jersey Jackals, and now-defunct Sussex Skyhawks).  We thinks Joe should have given a little ink to the popular indy pro Somerset Patriots, Camden Riversharks, Continue reading

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Blue Claws Unveil Plans for Champions Club

PRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws have announced plans for a new Champions Club all-purpose party room at FirstEnergy Park to open with the 2011 baseball season. With a decor inspired by great moments in BlueClaws history, the room will be filled with memorabilia, pictures, banners, and much more. Continue reading

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‘Stadium Crawl’: Rating the Ballparks in NY, NJ

Joe DeLessio and Will Leitch from the sports pages of New York magazine are on a “stadium crawl” mission to visit and rate a number of minor league ballparks in New York and New Jersey based on five categories, including Facilities, Quality of Play, Promotions, Adorability, and Miscellaneous.  The tour began on April 28 with a visit to the Continue reading

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New Jersey: The State of Baseball

New Jersey has come along way in the baseball revival world over the past two decades.  We haven’t personally done the math, but it looks like folks in the Garden State can lay claim to having the most minor league and indy pro baseball teams per square mile than any other state, and some believe there is room for a few more.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the article.


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BlueClaws Attendance at Highest Point Since 2005

PRESS RELEASE – There’s nothing quite like a day at the ballpark and BlueClaws fans have felt that way this year even more than the last few. The BlueClaws announced Tuesday that attendance in 2010, currently at 5,688 fans per game, is at its highest point on this date since 2005. Continue reading

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Brawl at the ‘Claws: Pro Wrestling at FirstEnergy Park

PRESS RELEASE – Join the Lakewood Blue Claws and Independent Superstars of Professional Wrestling (ISPW) on Sunday, July 11th for the first Brawl at the ‘Claws, a charity wrestling event held at FirstEnegy Park, home of the Lakewood BlueClaws. Continue reading

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40th New Jersey Irish Festival Returns to FirstEnergy Park

PRESS RELEASE – The 40th annual New Jersey Irish Festival returns to FirstEnergy Park on Saturday June 12 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. It’s the fourth straight year the BlueClaws have hosted the event. Featuring live music, a pipe band competition, vendors, Catholic Mass, and more, it’s New Jersey’s premier day-long celebration of Irish culture and Heritage. Continue reading

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