For the first time in team history, the BlueClaws, a Class A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies located in Lakewood, NJ,, will host an LGBTQ Pride Night, APP reports.
The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a BlueClaws Pride Night Hat, a cap displaying the BlueClaw logo adorned in rainbow stripes. A fireworks show will also follow the game.
The BlueClaws plan to have some kind of pregame ceremony to mark the event, but specifics haven’t been ironed out yet. The message: all are welcome at a BlueClaws game, including those from the LGBTQ community.
“We’re making sure as an organization in our industry that we are communicating as clearly as we can that we’re for everybody,” a statement said.
Read more at APP.