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Minor League Baseball in NJ!

New Jersey families are close to some great Major League Baseball games. There's the New York Yankees, the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies. But, it's not always easy to attend one of those games and it's not cheap.

If your New Jersey family wants to catch a great baseball game right here in Jersey, you are in luck. New Jersey has multiple Minor League baseball teams. These games are closer, reasonably priced and family-oriented. Catch a game near you.

Jackals BaseballFeature 300x282New Jersey Minor League Baseball Teams

Lakewood Blue Claws, Lakewood (Ocean County)
League:  South Atlantic League Class A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies
Home Opener: April 13, 2017
Tickets: Call 732-901-7000 or online here
Kids Eat Free every Sunday and Monday. Fireworks on Friday. Very family-friendly with picnic areas, party decks, expanded Kids Zone, BluePen, and more.

New Jersey Jackals, Upper Montclair (Essex County)
League: CanAm League
Home Opener: May 18, 2017
Tickets: 973-746-7434 or online here
The Jackals play at Yogi Berra stadium on the Montclair State University campus. We love Jack the Jackal. Great fireworks!

Somerset Patriots, Bridgewater (Somerset County)
League: Atlantic League
Home Opener: April 21, 2017
Tickets: 908-252-0700 or online here
The Patriots play at the TD Bank Ballpark. Lots of family activities and family fun to be had here. Go Patriots!

Sussex County Miners, Augusta (Sussex County)
League: Can-Am League
Home Opener: May 19, 2017
Tickets: 973.940.0222 or online here
Head to Skylands Stadium to see the Sussex County Miners take the field. Kids love to meet and greet Herbie The Miner.

Trenton Thunder, Trenton (Mercer County)
League: Eastern League AA affiliate of the New York Yankees
Home Opener: April 13, 2017
Tickets: 609-394-3300 or online here
The Thunder's home stadium is Arm & Hammer Park. Always a great game and great fun for New Jersey families.

Photo credit New Jersey Jackals.

Updated March 2017

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