Patriot Bank at Center Field for Bridgeport Bluefish’s 20th Anniversary
Patriot Bank is a proud sponsor of the Bridgeport Bluefish’s 2017 20th anniversary season.
The 2017 season has 140 games, and a lively, family-friendly promotional schedule.
“Patriot Bank enthusiastically supports the Bridgeport Bluefish and its passionate baseball fans. The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is a central hub in southern Connecticut, providing affordable family fun. Go Bluefish!” said Patriot Bank President Richard Muskus, Jr.
As fans during the 2017 season root, root, root for the home team, they will see Patriot’s logo out in centerfield atop the Bluefish scoreboard and jumbotron.
Throughout this summer, Patriot Bank will sponsor an incentive-based program that awards local students with complimentary tickets to a Bluefish game if they achieve academic goals.
Many notable figures have played for the Bluefish, including Edgardo Alfonzo, who played for the Mets in the 2000 World Series; Jim Leyritz, a 2x World Series champ with the Yankees; José Offerman, a 2x All-Star; Pete Rose Jr.; Dontrelle Willis; Reggie Williams; Jorge Julio; Jose Canseco; Endy Chávez; Terry McGriff, and many more.
In 2016, the Bluefish hosted 70 home games and 140 fan contests. It also celebrated many guest appearances, including:
- Retired MLB pitcher Roger Clemens, an 11x All-Star and two-time World Series champ
- Softball Olympian Jennie Finch, who led TEAM USA to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver at the 2008 Olympics
- Former MLB player and manager Ozzie Guillen, 3x All-Star and two-time World Series champ
- New World Order (nWo), a professional wrestling trio Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman
Family fun entertainment has included 3D firework shows, entertainment acts like ZOOperstars!, appearances from Ghostbusters and Star Wars characters, and more.
The Bluefish will host a 20th Anniversary Legends Game on Saturday, August 5th at 7 p.m., featuring MLB Legends from the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and New York Mets vs. Bluefish alumni in a seven-inning exhibition.
Tickets are available by calling 203-210-BLUE, at the Bluefish Box Office, or online at www.bridgeportbluefish.com.