The Somerset Patriots have announced that Star Wars Night will take place on Tuesday, August 29th at TD Bank Ballpark presented by Altice Media Solutions. The first pitch against the Lancaster Barnstormers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
As part of the team’s Star Wars 40th Anniversary Celebration, the Somerset Patriots will welcome members of the 501st Legion of Star Wars Costume Organization dressed as some fan-favorite Star Wars characters. Scheduled to appear are Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Princess Leia, R2-D2, Kylo Ren, Stormtroopers, Imperial Navy Troopers, a Jawa, a TIE Pilot, an Imperial Officer, an Imperial Crewman, an AT-ST Driver, a ShoreTrooper, Dengar, a Sandtrooper, and a Biker Scout.
In addition, the Somerset Patriots players will be wearing very special Jedi-themed jerseys in honor of the upcoming film Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. The jerseys will be auctioned off throughout the game to benefit the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA).
Fans wearing Star Wars costumes or apparel will receive a $2 ticket discount for that night’s game and enjoy Star Wars music, video clips and more.
Tickets to the 2017 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford, which includes the team’s 20th Anniversary, are on sale. For more information, stop by the ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit
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