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The grounds crew prepares the infield for a game between the Trenton and Portland Sea Dogs at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Photo by Martin Griff

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Plaxico Burress to Attend NFL Night on April 18

Former Super Bowl Champion Wide Receiver Plaxico Burress will make a special appearance at ARM & HAMMER Park as part of NFL Night on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00pm when the Thunder host the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays).

Burress will throw out the Ceremonial First Pitch of the game and be available for an autograph signing as part of the celebration of Football at ARM & HAMMER Park.

Best known for his Super Bowl clinching touchdown catch for the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII against the New England Patriots, Burress was selected eighth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft out of Michigan State by the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 12 seasons, Burress amassed 8,499 receiving yards and 64 touchdowns with the Steelers, Giants and New York Jets.

Joining Burress at the Autograph Table on NFL Night will be former Philadelphia Eagles Linebacker, and current FOX 29 Sports Anchor Garry Cobb, and NJ.com Eagles beat writer Mark Eckel. Cobb and Eckel will bring their draft expertise to the table as well.

Eckel will be signing copies of his new book The Big 50: Philadelphia Eagles. The Big 50: Philadelphia Eagles: The Men and Moments that Made the Philadelphia Eagles is an amazing full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Eagles the Eagles. Expereienced Sportswriter Mark Eckel recounts the living history of the Eagles, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. Big 50: Eagles brilliantly brings to life the Eagles remarkeable story, from Chuck Bednarik to Reggie White and Randall Cunningham to the roller-coaster that was Donovan McNabb and up to today. Order your copy today from Triumph Books.

Fans will want to be in attendance for a great set of lucky seat prizes on Tuesday, April 18:

– Muhammead Wilkerson signed New York Jets Full-Size Helmet
– Shaq Thompson signed Carolina Panthers Mini-Helmet
– Mike Pouncey signed Miami Dolphins Football
– New York Giant Team signed Embossed Football
– Karl Joseph signed Oakland Raiders Mini Helmet
– DeForest Buckner signed San Francisco 49ers Jersey
– Jason Witten signed Dallas Cowboys Jersey
– Gary Barnidge signed Cleveland Browns Mini Helmet
– Ray Lewis signed Baltimore Ravens Football
– Plus more signed team items arriving every day!

Click Here for Tickets to Football Night

The Thunder will open their 24th season at ARM & HAMMER Park on Thursday, April 13 against the Portland Sea Dogs at 7pm. For tickets and the latest information on Thunder baseball visit www.TrentonThunder.com.

–THUNDER–

This post is a press release courtesy of the Trenton Thunder Media Relations Department.

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