Blue Coats To Host Wilmington Blue Bombers Tribute On March 24
By Delaware Blue Coats Staff /March 2, 2023
TEAM TO HOST ALUMNI OF WILMINGTON BLUE BOMBERS, DELAWARE’S PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM FROM 1941-47; 1963-71
COLLECTOR’S SERIES BLUE BOMBERS T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE FOR ORDER AT STREAKERSPORTS.COM
WILMINGTON – MARCH 2, 2023 – The Delaware Blue Coats announced today that the team will host Wilmington Blue Bombers Tribute Night on Friday, March 24 against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at Chase Fieldhouse. Tip off is slated for 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available now via Ticketmaster.
The Wilmington Blue Bombers were Delaware’s professional basketball team from 1941-47 in the American Basketball League and from 1963-71 in the Eastern Professional Basketball League. The team won two ABL Championships (1942, 1944) and two EPBL Championships (1966, 1967).
Alumni from the team, including players and members of the front office, are schedule to attend. The Blue Coats will wear game uniforms inspired by the design elements worn in both the 1940s and 1960s. A special halftime ceremony will pay tribute to the accomplishments of the franchise. Details will be announced leading up to the event. Follow the Blue Coats on social media for updates.