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Join the Hartford Yard Goats for their Organized Labor Night as they look to show their appreciation to all those who work in our country's unions. The Yard Goats would like to celebrate the history and contributions these union workers have made, including building Dunkin' Donuts Park!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd gates open at 4:30PM, game vs Reading Fightin' Phils starts at 6:05PM.

The team holds the celebration to honor the history and contributions working people have made and to support the efforts of the Connecticut AFL-CIO's community service agency. Members are encouraged to wear their local union gear to the game.

This exciting night includes a pre-game on-field ceremony recognizing Organized Labor and the Helmets to Hardhats program, a Commemorative Program celebrating the night and participating locals and partners. There will also be a post-game firework show!


The Hartford Yard Goats and the Connecticut Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO will be having a Household & Toiletry Goods Drive for the John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency, a community service agency of the AFL-CIO. Recommended items include toilet paper, napkins, Kleenex, paper towels, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste etc. There will be a donation drop off located just inside the main gates under the Starting Lineups.


CWA Local 1298 is offering UP TO 4 FREE tickets per member on a first come first serve basis. Our seating area is the Right Field Porch Seats. Please email Secretary-Treasurer Louise Gibson at to request your tickets!