The 2015 season is right around the corner at ARM & HAMMER Park and the Thunder revealed new promotions that have been added to the previously announced promotional calendar for this season.
On Friday, August 14 when the Reading Fightin’ Phils come to town, one of baseball’s most famous mascots, The Phillie Phanatic, will appear at ARM & HAMMER Park. After the game, fans can enjoy a spectacular fireworks show.
Fans will get a chance to add to their collection of bobblehead dolls on Friday, September 4 when the team will giveaway Bernie Williams Bobbleheads to the first 2,000 fans through the gate, thanks to Verizon Wireless. It was previously announced that the team would giveaway CC Sabathia bobbleheads on Friday, July 24, courtesy of TD Bank, and Dellin Betances Bobbleheads on Wednesday, August 5, courtesy of Hyundai.
The Thunder will host a special Star Wars Theme Night on Monday, May 4 (May the Fourth Be With You). Characters such as Darth Vader, Storm Troopers and Clone Troopers will be in attendance at ARM & HAMMER Park and Star Wars themed t-shirts and jerseys will be available for purchase at the Thunder Company Store.
Wednesday, May 6 will give the first 2,000 fans, age 6 and older, Thunder Team Pictures presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Fans can join the Thunder’s special Bat Dog Celebration on Wednesday, July 1, when the team hosts the Altoona Curve, by bringing their dog to ARM & HAMMER Park. The first 1,500 fans, age 18 and older, will get Dog Dental Treats, courtesy of Fetch 4 Pets.
Wednesday, August 26 will feature a special 2:00pm start for the Thunder’s Business Persons Special. Businesses can access a special group rate for tickets ($8 each) with a purchase of just five tickets. Additionally, the first 1,000 fans through the gates, age 18 and older, will receive Business Card Holders.
During the opening homestand of the season, the Thunder will host a Celebrity Softball Game, in conjunction with Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway, featuring the two most recent winners of the Daytona 500; Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Joey Logano. All fans that hold a ticket to the Thunder’s game on Tuesday, April 21 against New Hampshire may attend the softball game and see the drivers up close and personal. Gates will open at 4:00pm with the first pitch of the softball game scheduled for 4:30pm.
The Thunder, the Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, will begin the 2015 season on April 9 in Erie against the Seawolves. The first home game at ARM & HAMMER Park is on Thursday, April 16. Tickets for 2015 games are on sale now at Trentonthunder.com/tickets. All Thunder games can be heard on 91.3 FM WTSR and online at Trentonthunder.com.