Baseball season is back, and the boys of summer are officially at bat. The return of baseball season means the return of the Trenton Thunder, and they’ve got plenty of surprises in store for their 30th season in the Capital City. So if you’re hunting for a sneak peek of this season’s excitement, you’re invited to join the Thunder for their pre-season kick-off.

On Tuesday, May 9th, you and your family are invited to the Trenton Thunder ballpark for their 30th season kick-off open house. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required, so RSVP here: Register – Trenton Thunder. During this event, guests can try out the exciting new concessions for this season, take a tour of the ballpark, and get a first-hand glimpse of the excitement planned for the next season of Thunder Baseball. Of course, a day at the ballpark isn’t complete without a live baseball game, so guests will also have the opportunity to enjoy a face-off between the Hamilton West Hornets and our city’s Trenton Central High School Tornadoes. Gates will open at 5 pm, and the first pitch will be thrown at 6 pm.

May 9th is an exciting day for the Trenton Thunder team, as this day signifies the 30th anniversary of the Thunder’s first game. The Trenton Thunder ballpark has been a destination in the Capital City for over three decades. Whether young or old, a Thunder game will leave you with fond memories to last a lifetime. As the city’s premier athletic team, there’s nothing better on a hot summer day than gathering your loved ones, making your way to the stadium, and enjoying a game of baseball alongside the breathtaking Delaware River.

The Thunder has a heart-pounding schedule for the 2023 season, and guests can look forward to enjoying new and old beloved traditions. This year’s program features exciting giveaways, unforgettable fireworks displays, and even an appearance by the world-famous Savannah Bananas. If you want to read more and make plans to attend a game this season, you can visit the Trenton Thunder website here: Home – Trenton Thunder.

The Trenton Thunder is part of the MLB’s Draft League, a network of six baseball teams featuring a split-season amateur-professional format. During the first half of the season, players eligible for July’s MLB Draft are allowed to play and improve their stock ahead of Draft Day. Once the MLB Draft has been completed, the rest of the season will switch to the professional format. The MLB Draft League features former coaches and managers of Major League teams. Since 2021, the MLB Draft League has produced 86 MLB Draft picks and had nearly 50 undrafted free agents sign with a Major League organization. With world-class athletes and the facilities to match, Draft League teams are a significant asset to the communities they serve.

Signs of summer are popping up all over the community, and the Trenton Thunder are at bat with a season chock-full of excitement. Any questions regarding the upcoming season may be directed to or (609) 394-3300 for additional details. The season kick-off is certain to be a grand slam, so be sure to register today!

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