Jul 22

Greater Delaware Valley Minor League Baseball

Minor Leaque Baseball Event

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007
12:30 pm / Greater Delaware Valley/Philadelphia

The Delaware Valley/Philadelphia Carleton Club

invites you to an afternoon of

Minor League Baseball

The Camden Riversharks vs. The Newark Bears

Sunday, July 22, 2007

12:30 p.m.—Picnic Lunch

1:05—Game Begins

Campbell’s Field

400 N. Delaware Ave., Camden, NJ

(see directions below)

It’s South Jersey vs. North Jersey as two of the Garden State’s largest cities battle on the diamond. We’ll sit in the ballpark’s Upper Club Picnic area between home plate and first base with a menu of roasted herb chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, corn on the cob, chips, soda and cookies. The game starts at 1:05 p.m., but the 2 hour all-you-can-eat buffet will be served to our group before the first pitch. Enjoy your lunch, the game and great views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and Philadelphia. Bring your children to watch America’s favorite pastime or be entertained by the carousel, playground and moon bounces. After the game, it’s ice cream for everyone on the track around the field!

Cost: $27 per person (includes seats, all-you-can-eat buffet menu and free admission for the Acme Fun Zone amusements for kids 12 & under)

Children 5 and under are free if they sit on an adult’s lap

Parking: $3 per vehicle (pay at the gate)

Quickest way to RSVP (by July 18): To secure your reservation(s) contact Monique Oliver ’94. To pay for your tickets call Jeanne Estrem in the Alumni Affairs Office with your credit card information.

Directions to Campbell’s Field, Camden, NJ

From Philadelphia by Ben Franklin Bridge—cross over the bridge, pass the toll booths and stay to the right. Exit onto the first city street, which is 6th Street. (In case you miss the first street, turn right onto the second street, which is Broadway.) In either case, turn right onto Cooper Street. Follow that street to Campbell’s Field. From Philadelphia by Walt Whitman Bridge—cross over the bridge, stay to the right and take I-676 Camden Waterfront exit. Follow that to Exit 5B. At the stoplight, turn left and go to the next stop light and take another left. At Cooper Street (the very next left), take a right and follow that down to the waterfront and Campbell’s Field parking lots. From NJ from I-676—take exit 5B just before the Ben Franklin Bridge. Make a left off the exit ramp and follow it until you reach the big intersection, which is Haddon Avenue (7th Street). Take a left onto Haddon Ave. and then make a right at Cooper Street (you may be directed down Market Street). Either way take Cooper or Market to Campbell’s Field. From NJ from Rt. 30 (Admiral Wilson Blvd) - take the last exit before the Ben Franklin Bridge (Camden Business District exit). Follow the road to the big intersection (toll booths will be ahead). Take a left at the stoplight onto Haddon Ave. (7th Street), then follow NJ I-676 directions above from Haddon Ave.

NJ Transit: Riverline to the Rutgers Camden stop. Walk 1 1/2 flocks to Campbell’s Field. PATCO High Speed line train from Center City: get off at Camden City Hall at 5th & Market. Walk five blocks to field.

Sponsored by Greater Delaware/Philadelphia Carleton Club. Contact: oliverm_1994