Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox NJ will be hosting a Patriotic Game Worn Jersey Auction on Saturday, June 29th for the 7:05 pm game at TD Bank Ballpark against the Long Island Ducks.
Somerset Patriots players and coaches will be wearing blue jerseys with the American flag stretching across the front and back. The team’s Patriots wordmark is displayed across the chest of the front of the jersey.
Through a partnership with DASH Auctions, the Somerset Patriots will be hosting an online auction where fans will be able to bid on their favorite player or coach’s game-worn jersey. The player or coach that wore the jersey will then sign it for the winner, who can pick it up at the ballpark after the game is over or have it shipped to their mailing address.
The jerseys will be available for purchase until 9:00 pm on Saturday, June 29th with proceeds of the auction benefiting Operation Shoebox NJ and the organization’s work to keep a constant supply line to United States troops serving around the world.
Fans can view the jersey auction online by CLICKING HERE!
The Saturday, June 29th game is part of the team’s celebration leading into Independence Day. After the game, there will be a Post Game Fireworks Show presented by Operation Shoebox NJ.
Founded in February, 2005, Operation Shoebox NJ is an all-volunteer grass roots organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies and shipping care packages to U.S. troops based in Iraq, Afghanistan and other Middle East countries. Several times each year, volunteers gather to sort donated supplies and pack them in boxes that are shipped overseas.
Since its inception in 2005, Operation Shoebox New Jersey volunteers have helped assemble and ship 158,000 personal care packages overseas.
The Somerset Patriots 2019 Season Presented by Ford is underway at TD Bank Ballpark. Stay up to date on all the team news online, on all of our social media platforms, and on our mobile app. For more information, visit www.somersetpatriots.com.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 900 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 40 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history.
For more information, please visit www.atlanticleague.com.