Looking for a way to score big with the family? Something that’s fun right off the bat and wallet-friendly too? Head to the ballpark and root, root, root for one of New Jersey’s Minor League baseball teams!

Minor league baseball is a longstanding tradition in New Jersey, and major fun for Garden-Staters and visitors alike. Snag tickets to see any of New Jersey's five teams playing at fan-friendly stadiums around the state.

Baseball by the Beach

For baseball with a beachy twist, head to Lakewood to watch the Jersey Shore BlueClaws, a High-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, take the plate. And expect to have a blast because ShoreTown Ballpark boasts waaaaay more than baseball— like the BlueClaws Sand Bar, Jersey Shore themed Manasquan Bank Mini Golf, boardwalk games and inflatable rides. Of course, there’s plenty of merch and memorabilia repping this amazing Minor League baseball team too. Here’s a great lineup: sneak a peek at the schedule, get ticket info and keep the Jersey Shore vibes going with a glimpse at all of NJ’s fabulous beaches.

Bring the Thunder

Trenton Thunder, that is! Collegiate summer baseball team of the MLB Draft League. Visit Trenton Thunder Ballpark to see future baseball stars hitting homers and stealing bases at the start of their careers. Enjoy on-field, between-innings entertainment featuring the team’s mascots: Boomer, Cloudman and Slice, an ode to Jersey’s iconic pork roll, or is it Taylor ham? View the schedule, get ticket info, the line-up of post-game fireworks and dog-friendly games too. More to do in Trenton: explore the New Jersey State Museum and hang with the stars at the Planetarium.

Trenton Thunder

Patriotic Pitches

Head to TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater to catch one of our favorite Minor League baseball teams - the Somerset Patriots, a Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees. You’ll see future Major Leaguers—and maybe even spot a current Yankee coming back from the injured list. Keep an eye out for special events like post-game fireworks and fun theme nights like Bark in the Park and, yep, Sopranos Night. Check out the schedule and get ticket info. For an insider’s guide on more to do in Central Jersey, click here.


The Sky’s the Limit

Further north, check out one of North Jersey’s winningest professional baseball teams: the Sussex County Miners, as they take the field at Skylands Stadium in Augusta. A proud member of the Frontier League, the Miners play a 96-game season from May through September. And they really cover all the bases. Fans not only enjoy exciting baseball but plenty of promotional nights, daily specials and dazzling fireworks too. Take a look at the schedule, get single-game ticket details or check out season tickets and packages. Learn more about all the amazing year-round events happening at Skylands Stadium here.

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History that Hits Home

Next up is another North Jersey Frontier League favorite, the New Jersey Jackals, playing at their new home, the recently renovated Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson. This historic stadium, built in 1932, was once the home of the New York Black Yankees, a franchise in the Negro National League from 1936-1948. The stadium pays tribute to its history and legendary local Larry Doby. Raised in Paterson, Doby is one of the most famous Negro National League baseball players and a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer who played at Hinchliffe Stadium while with the Newark Eagles. View the Jackals’ 2024 schedule and get ticket details here. Learn more about NJ’s diverse history and culture with three-day Black Heritage itineraries.

Baseball Glove

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