Minor League Baseball
New Jersey's five minor league baseball teams have hosted millions of visitors at fan-friendly stadiums located around the state.
One example of the booming popularity of minor league baseball in New Jersey is the Lakewood BlueClaws. Since opening day on April 11, 2001, the team has drawn more than six millions of fans, while reaching attendance records faster than any team in New Jersey and South Atlantic League history. The BlueClaws have been among the top 20 teams in the country in attendance, drawing nearly 6,900 fans a game to FirstEnergy Park while leading in average or overall attendance in each year of existence. The BlueClaws also have seen approximately 70 players reach Major League Baseball.
Newly on the scene is the Sussex County Miners, located in Augusta in the Skylands Region. The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball team plays a 100-game season from May through September. Fans can enjoy exciting baseball, promotional nights, and great daily specials, including our spectacular fireworks shows. The Skylands Stadium also hosts numerous events including food truck festivals, beer festivals, comedy nights, boat shows, light shows, and holiday extravaganzas.
No matter where you are in New Jersey, one of the state's six minor league baseball teams is just a short distance away. Minor League Baseball Teams and Parks: