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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Waterfront Stadium (Trenton, NJ)

Graham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com visits Waterfront Park, home of the Double-A Trenton Thunder (Eastern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Thunder Announce 2012 Promotions

PRESS RELEASE – Fans of the Trenton Thunder Minor League Baseball team will take home items such as Thunder themed collectible race cars, pillow cases and clothes hampers at games this season. Continue reading

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Thunder’s Smith Named Eastern League Executive of the Year

Will Smith, general manager and chief operating officer for the Double-A Trenton Thunder (Eastern League), has been named Eastern League Exeuctive of the Year.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Thunder Break Attendance Record

The Double-A Trenton Thunder (Eastern League) have sold out their last six home games for a total attendance of 48,617 fans or an average of 8,103 per game.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Governer Promotes NJ Baseball Teams

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is promoting the six minor league baseball teams in New Jersey via the state’s official website.  Now this is the type of elected representation we like to see!  View website here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Thunder Announce New Food Options at Waterfront Park

PRESS RELEASE – Fans of the Trenton Thunder, the Double A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are encouraged to come to the ballpark hungry this season. The team announced many new additions to the Waterfront Park concession offerings on Tuesday including the return of Boomer’s BBQ to the Third Base concourse and the addition of hand-dipped ice cream from Goodnoe’s Dairy Farm of Newtown Continue reading

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WTSR 91.3 FM New Flagship Station of the Thunder Radio Network

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, and The College of New Jersey announced a partnership today that makes WTSR, 91.3 FM the new flagship station of the Trenton Thunder Radio Network. The agreement was announced at a press conference held at Paul Loser Hall on the campus of The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ. Continue reading

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Thunder Announce ‘Tweet Your Seat’ Promotion

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder Minor League Baseball team will be rewarding fans who let their social media friends and followers know they are attending a game this season through a new and unique partnership with the Nassau Inn of Princeton, NJ. Continue reading

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Thunder & Ripken Power Shred Announce Partnership

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with Ripken Power Shred, making Ripken Power Shred the exclusive beef jerky for the Trenton Thunder and their fans in 2011. Continue reading

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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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Thunder Unveil 2011 Promo Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, released the bulk of its 2011 Promotional Schedule on Thursday afternoon with a pair of FREE All-You-Can-Eat Nights and giveaways commemorating the rehab appearances of NY Yankees stars Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter leading the way. Additional promotions will be announced at a later date. Continue reading

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Thunder & MiLB Launch New TrentonThunder.com

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have redesigned its official website, trentonthunder.com, and joined the Minor League Baseball Network (MiLB) of team sites. Continue reading

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Thunder Announce Front Office Promotions, Additions

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have announced several promotions and additions to the Front Office Staff in preparation for the 2011 season that will begin on April 7 on the road at the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Continue reading

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Thunder Seek Ballpark Naming Rights Partner

The Double-A Trenton Thunder are working to secure a naming rights deal for Waterfront Park.  To help in the search for a ballpark sponsor, the organization has hired Front Row Marketing ServicesRead more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the article.

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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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Wacky Promos, Weird Contest Week Returns to Trenton

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced on Tueday that four new theme nights and the team’s second annual Weird Contest Week have been added to the team’s promotional slate. Continue reading

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Fireworks, Bobbleheads, Strongman Competition Highlight Weekend

PRESS RELEASE – The Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, will entertain fans from throughout the region with expanded fireworks shows on July 3rd and 4th. Continue reading

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Fifth Inning Fist Pumps Debut, GTL Coming Soon

PRESS RELEASE – Last weekend, the Trenton Thunder, Minor League affiliate of the New York Yankees, introduced a new promotion inspired by the television show “Jersey Shore”, the “Fifth Inning Fist Pumps”. Continue reading

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Thunder Announce 4th Annual Bark in the Park

PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday, April 25 at 1:05 p.m., hundreds of dogs will once again “watch” baseball at Waterfront Park, home of the Trenton Thunder Minor League Baseball team, as part of the Fourth Annual Bark at the Park game presented by Dogs & Cats RuleContinue reading

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Thunder Unveil Daily Promotions for 2010 Season

PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday, the Trenton Thunder, Double A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced a schedule of daily promotions that will occur throughout the 2010 season at Waterfront Park. Continue reading

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