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April 17, 2006 - Eastern League (EL) - Trenton Thunder News Release

Playoff Tickets On Sale Following Team's First Win Of The Season...

(Trenton, NJ) - The Trenton Thunder, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have announced that tickets for 2006 Eastern League Playoff Games at Waterfront Park are on sale now by calling 609-394-3300.

The Thunder, who began the season by losing their first ten games, collected their first win of 2006 Monday night as they topped the Altoona Curve, 9-0. The Thunder are the last full-season team in Minor League Baseball to record a victory this season.

"We support our Manager Bill Masse's statement that ‘This is all just an evil ploy to make me look like the greatest manager ever when we come all the way back and win the whole thing.' We believe he is right and want to show our support for him and the rest of the Thunder team," said Thunder General Manager Brad Taylor. "We trust that this first win is just the start of an exciting summer on the field, of great giveaways, promotions and family fun here at Waterfront Park."

The Thunder began the 2005 campaign with a 3-9 record and went on to win the Eastern League Northern Division Wild Card and a spot in the EL playoffs for the first time since 1999.

To order playoff tickets please call 609-394-3300. The Eastern League Playoffs are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 6. For tickets to any regular season Thunder games please call 609-394-3300 or go online to

The Thunder host the Altoona Curve, Double A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates for game two of a three game series on Tuesday, April 18. Area teachers will be recognized before Tuesday's game. On Wednesday the Thunder will present Chien-ming Wang (in a Thunder uniform) Bobbleheads the first 2,000 fans ages 6 and over thanks to HESS.

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