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Presenting Sponsor of All-Star Summer Announced

March 13, 2018 - Atlantic League (AtL) - Long Island Ducks News Release

(Central Islip, N.Y.) - The Long Island Ducks and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center today announced a partnership making the hospital the presenting sponsor of the Ducks' "2018 All-Star Summer", as well as the Atlantic League's 21st Annual All-Star Game. The Ducks host the circuit's midsummer classic on Wednesday, July 11, giving fans the opportunity to see the best players from around the league take the field together for one magical night at the ballpark.

"This is an incredible opportunity for the baseball fans on Long Island!" said Good Samaritan's Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President, Thomas Ockers. "We've enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Ducks over the years and are happy to partner with them for this great community event."

As part of the presenting partnership, Good Samaritan's logo is now incorporated into the Ducks' season-long logo and slogan, and will be featured in print, signage, promotional items, marketing materials, website, social media, email, blog and other official team platforms throughout the course of the season.

The 2018 Long Island Ducks All-Star Summer, presented by Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, begins on the road on April 27, with the team's home opener on Friday, May 4.

Tickets for all Ducks home game during the 2018 season, including the Atlantic League All-Star Game, will go on sale Friday, March 23rd during the team's brand new "Opening Night of Ticket Sales" event. CLICK HERE or call the Ducks ticket office at (631) 940-3825 for more information. Fans will get their first glimpse of the All-Star Summer promotional schedule when it is unveiled at LIDucks.com on Monday, March 19.

"We're excited to partner with a long-standing, loyal partner like Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center on this opportunity," said Ducks President/GM Michael Pfaff. "As we begin a new season, we will not waver in our commitment to provide affordable, family entertainment to the Long Island region, which is not possible without the corporate support of our partners, like Good Sam."

About Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Located in West Islip, Good Samaritan is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds), voluntary, not-for-profit hospital. The Medical Center has more than 3,438 employees and 900 physicians on staff and had nearly 26,000 patient admissions and nearly 90,000 emergency department visits in 2017. For more information, please visit the website at www.good-samaritan-hospital.org.

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