Check out Joel and Maryann In The Morning during the 9AM hour to win 4 tickets to the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater on Wednesday, July 12th. The brightest stars of the Atlantic League will shine at this must see event! It will feature the BIGGEST Fireworks Show in ballpark history, the Home Run Derby, The ZOOperstars, special guests, and much more!
New York Yankees greats Sparky Lyle and Willie Randolph Named Honorary Managers of 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game! Lyle and Randolph will reunite at the premier event of the summer in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of their 1977 World Series Championship with the New York Yankees. Both will participate in the pre-game All-Star activities down on the field and other VIP experiences surrounding the All-Star Game.
This year's theme will be a celebration of the area's Revolutionary War history to truly help all fans Get Patriotic! The event will be a highlight of the league and the Somerset Patriots’ 20th Anniversary Season. The Somerset Patriots are one of the two original franchises, joining the Bridgeport Bluefish, from the league’s inaugural season in 1998. This will be the third time the Somerset Patriots will host the Atlantic League All-Star Game at TD Bank Ballpark. The team held the event in 2000 and most recently in 2008. The 2008 Atlantic League All-Star Game welcomed 8,290 fans, which remains the league record for the event. Special guests at the 2008 All-Star Game included honorary team captains Jim Frey and the late Don Zimmer. Donald Trump served as the Honorary Chair for the event and threw out a ceremonial first pitch.
- 4:30 Private Gate Opening for Season Ticket Holders / Watch Batting Practice
- 5:00 Gates Open to General Public
- 5:15 – 5:45 Autograph Session: Fans will be allowed on the field to get autographs from the Liberty and Freedom Division players
- 6:00 – 6:40 Home Run Derby: Watch the best in the Atlantic League battle for the Home Run Hitting Champion
- 6:50 All-Star Player Introductions: Watch all the All-Star players announced
- 7:10 Atlantic League All-Star Game begins: Enjoy the Game!
- Zooperstars! The World-Famous Entertainment Act
- BirdZerk! America’s Ballpark Prankster
- Fireworks! Enjoy a spectacular 15-minute post game extravaganza!
- On-field Promotions! Enjoy some fun on-field contests
- Mascots from around the Atlantic League
- Revolutionary Canon fire after the game
- Commemorative 20th Atlantic League All-Star Ticket (All Fans)
- Tricorn Hats (1st 500 Kids)
- All-Star Baseball Card Sets (1st 1,000 Kids)
- All-Star Pins (1,000 Adults)
- Commemorative Game Program (1st 3,500 Fans)
- Meet General George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin and Alexander Hamilton and various revolutionary war soldiers
- See a replica canon from the Revolutionary War
- See a revolutionary war encampment
- Visit tables on the concourse that show various aspects from the Revolutionary War
- Sign the Declaration of the All-Star Game Document
- Hear Fife & Drum corps
- Enjoy period Dance and Dress
- Feast on a Turkey Leg and Ale
Tickets are available for purchase online at SomersetPatriots.com and in-person at the Somerset Patriots Ticket Office. Tickets are also available for purchase over the phone by calling (908) 252-0700.