Baseball and Star Wars; two great tastes that taste great together! Especially when the New England Garrison is involved! Saturday, July 11th was Star Wars night at the Lowell Spinners, the Single A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The NEG, along with members of the Rebel Legion and the Mando Mercs, were out in force at LeLachuer Park, as the Spinners took on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. By all reports, it was a great crowd! Characters included Commander Cody, Emperor Palpatine, an Imperial officer, a Jawa, a Mandolorian Merc, and two Endor Rebel Soldiers. People were ready for pictures…
 
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On Saturday, August 6th, the New England Garrison teamed up with the Lowell Spinners, the Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox for Star Wars Day at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, MA.  The Spinners all wore specially created jerseys that resembled Stormtrooper armor.  After the game, the jerseys were auctioned off to benefit the Joann Weber Charitable Fund. The weather was overcast and extremely muggy making it feel a bit like Dagobah but the Spinners staff did an amazing job making sure the troops were well cared for, rested and hydrated.  The sell out crowd loved seing Lord Vader and his troops once again as the Sith…
 
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  On Saturday, July 31st, the New England Garrison and Alderaan base teamed up with the Lowell Spinners, the Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox for Star Wars Day at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, MA.  Special Star Wars themed jerseys were once again worn by the players on the field to be auctioned off after the game to benefit the Joann Weber Charitable Fund. The weather was beautiful for a ball game (and for trooping) and the park was once again sold out.  The New England Garrison was led by Darth Vader as he teamed up with Chewbacca to throw out the ceremonial first pitch…
 
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