New Jersey’s Minor League Baseball Teams and Ballparks
With Major League Baseball games in nearby New York and Philadelphia, baseball fans in New Jersey are very fortunate. However, the truth is that getting there to see the Yankees, Mets or Phillies can be quite a hassle…especially if you have kids. Between travel expenses, food, and ticket costs, a trip to a Major League game can also cause a “major” hole in the wallet. New Jerseyans are privileged to have multiple Minor League baseball teams spread across the state. A great place for kids, the local ballgame is affordable, lots of fun and a much better solution for families who love professional baseball! Here's a list of the Minor League Baseball Teams in New Jersey!
Lakewood Blue Claws
Known for producing Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels and Carlos Ruiz among 25 various major league players, the Lakewood Blueclaws guarantee a huge crowd and an unforgettable time for kids! The team plays home games at First Energy Park in Lakewood. Check out the Lakewood Blueclaws website for tickets and more information.
New Jersey Jackals
Upper Montclair, NJ
With home games located at Yogi Berra stadium on the campus of Montclair State University, the New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team is sure to offer family fun and great games for New Jersey baseball fans. Get the 2012 schedule, tickets and more information at the New Jersey Jackals website.
The Newark Bears professional baseball team have a rich history since their establishment in 1917. Located in the heart of Newark, the Bears play home games at the Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Like the other New Jersey stadiums, with several community events and activities, heading to a game means fun for the whole family! Visit the Newark Bears website for tickets and more information.
Situated along the Delaware River in Trenton, NJ, Waterfront Park is the location for Trenton Thunder home games. At a Trenton Thunder baseball game, you get the best of both worlds: great professional baseball and affordable fun for the kids and the entire family! Check out the game schedule, promotions and ticket information at the Trenton Thunder website.