BACKGROUND: Minor League Baseball is alive and well in northern Ocean County, and First Energy Park in Lakewood is a great place to catch a baseball game, with family specials and plenty of fun activities.

INSIDER INFO: The BlueClaws Kids’ Club is free for 2010. Each Kids' Club Night will be held on Sunday and includes Kids' Character Sundays, Kids' Run the Bases and Kids' Eat Free Sunday.

WHERE: FirstEnergy Park is located at 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood, at the intersection of Cedar Bridge and New Hampshire Avenues.,+NJ&sll=40.1529,-74.42276&sspn=0.118347,0.307274&ie=UTF8&hq=Lakewood+near+BlueClaws+FirstEnergy+Park,&hnear=New+Jersey&ll=40.111164,-74.187927&spn=0.249968,0.614548&z=11&iwloc=A" target="_blank">CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.

HOURS AND COST: Reserved seats are $10; lawn seating is $7. Call 732-901-7000 or check the BlueClaws’ website for the complete schedule of games and special promotions.

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