The Somerset Patriots, RWJBarnabas Health, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will announce an All-Star Partnership.
Who: The Somerset Patriots will be represented by Chairman Steve Kalafer, President/General Manager Patrick McVerry, Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle, Manager Brett Jodie and several 2017 players. RWJBarnabas Health will be represented by the President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Michael Antoniades. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will be represented by Vice President of Clinical Operations Mary Ann Christopher.
What: The Somerset Patriots, RWJBarnabas Health, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will officially announce their partnership for the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game to be hosted by the Somerset Patriots at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
When: Announcement will be made at Fan Fest on Saturday, April 8th at 1:30 pm
Where: Home plate of the playing field at TD Bank Ballpark located at 1 Patriots Park, Bridgewater, NJ or GPS: 860 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ.
About The Somerset Patriots
The Somerset Patriots are entering their 20th Season in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The team is among the most successful minor league franchises in the country, averaging between 5,200 and 5,300 fans per season and over 360,000 fans annually. The Somerset Patriots play their home games at award-winning TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The team has had tremendous success on the field, winning six league championships in their 13 playoff appearances under 15-year manager and now Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle (1977 Cy Young Award winner and New York Yankees legend) and current manager Brett Jodie (New York Yankees and San Diego Padres). The Somerset Patriots have helped 17 players make it all the way back to Major League Baseball.