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Articles from July 2015

AUGTOBERFEST - SATURDAY, AUGUST 1st

Why wait until the fall to celebrate Oktoberfest, when you can do it at MCU Park on Saturday, August 1st for AUG-toberfest.  We'll have New York City Polka Sensation the Polka Brothers performing throughout the game, a pre-game BrewFest and a special selection of beers available on the concourse throughout the game.

FDNY NIGHT - FRIDAY, JULY 31st

On Friday, July 31st the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Smoke & Fire Cap courtesy of GEICO.  It is also FDNY Appreciation Night with post-game fireworks.  Tickets start at just $10 and are on sale now!

CLOSING TIME WITH ALEX PALSHA

Like Yogi Berra once said, it gets late awfully early around here.  The Brooklyn Cyclones are 16-0 when leading after six innings thanks in no small part to a dominant bullpen anchored by closer Alex Palsha.  The righthander leads the league with 8 saves and has a 0.00 ERA.  Sounds impressive, but he's just getting warmed up...

DeVRY UNIVERSITY STUDENT OF THE MONTH

This season, MiLB and DeVry University have partnered to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from the university who demonstrate citizenship, personal and academic leadership, and dedication to their fields of study as the “Student of the Month.” Christopher Casco from the DeVry College of New York campus in Rego Park is one of 25 students nationwide to receive this honor.

BASEBALL & BREWS - AUGUST 1st

On Saturday, August 1st the Cyclones will hold a pre-game BrewFest as part of our Augtoberfest Celebration.  For $30, fans will receive a game ticket, and five (5) 5 oz. samples of the craft selections from Six Point Brewery, Bronx Brewery, Flagship Brewing Co. and more!  Baseball and beer on the beach...does it get any better?

JUAN LAGARES GOLDEN BOBBLEGLOVE

The Cyclones return to Coney Island on Wednesday, July 29th to take on the Hudson Valley Renegades at 7:00 PM.  The first 2,500 fans in attendance receive one of these Juan Lagares Golden BobbleGloves courtesy of NYU Lutheran.  It's also a WayBack Wednesday, so that means all tickets are just $10.

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KIPPAH PACKAGE FOR JEWISH HERITAGE DAY - AUGUST 2nd

With Jewish Heritage Day coming to MCU Park on Sunday, August 2nd, the Cyclones have announced a special ticket package for this very special occasion.  For $25 you will receive a game ticket, voucher good for a kosher hot dog and soft drink as well as a Brooklyn Cyclones Kippah.  Only 72 packages are available, so order now.

PARTY LIKE IT'S $19.99

The sun in the sky, an ocean breeze in your face, baseball on the field, and a few extra bucks in your pocket.  With the new $19.99 deal, fans can experience our day games in a whole new way.  You get a field box ticket, hot dog or chicken fingers, french fries and soft drink for just $19.99.  A savings of over $10! 

IMPRACTICAL JOKERS TAKE OVER MCU PARK JULY 19th

Fun. Laughs. Smiles. Those are three words that are normally associated with a trip to the ballpark to see the Brooklyn Cyclones. But there will be an all-new type of entertainment at MCU Park on Sunday, July 19th when the stars of truTV’s hit show, Impractical Jokers take over MCU Park.

RELAY FOR LIFE NIGHT - SUNDAY, JULY 19

On Sunday, July 19th the Brooklyn Cyclones will host Relay for Life Night at the ballpark as we all join in the fight against cancer.  The team will be wearing special jerseys that will be raffled off to benefity the American Cancer Society, plus there will be a pre-game Zumba for Life class, and post-game Luminaria ceremony on the field.

CELEBRATING THE HONEYMOONERS - JULY 18th

You don't have to go "To the Moon" to celebrate 60 years of the classic show "The Honeymooners" because we'll be doing it right here at MCU Park this weekend.  On Saturday, July 18th we'll pay tribute to the classic TV show, which used Brooklyn as the backdrop.  The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Bus Driver Sandy bobblehead courtesy of MCU, plus we'll have post-game fireworks.

GET TO KNOW: P.J. CONLON

When PJ Conlon dons his green Brooklyn Cyclones cap before Thursday’s Irish Heritage Night, his unusual path to professional ball will come full circle.  Conlon is not just another player with Irish ancestry – he is the only Cyclones player ever born there.

IRISH NIGHT - THURSDAY, JULY 16th

On Thursday, July 16th the first 3,000 fans in attendance will be lucky enough to go home with one of these BKLYN Shamrock jerseys courtesy of Budweiser as we celebrate Irish Night at MCU Park.  Plus stick around after the game for a just-added Post-Game Fireworks Extravaganza!

GET TO KNOW: CHRISTIAN MONTGOMERY

The most triumphant victories come from unexpected contenders. This sentiment is perfectly emulated within the Cyclones reliever right-hander Christian Montgomery, who has kicked off a sizzling start to the summer, and been nearly unhittable out of the Brooklyn bullpen.

PIRATE & PRINCESS NIGHT - JULY 18th

You are cordially invited to our 3rd Annual Princess Night at the ballpark.  We'll have tiaras, a father / daughter dance, and you can watch the fireworks from the field.  This year we've also added something for the boys with Pirate Night as well.

DAY BASEBALL AT MCU PARK - MONDAY AT 11:30 AM

Sun in the sky, an ocean breeze blowing across your face, the smell of pop corn and freshly grilled hot dogs in the air, and baseball on the diamond.  Sounds a lot better than sitting at your desk huh?  King Henry, M.D. has written a doctor's note to help you call in sick and head to the ballpark on Monday morning!

THE MINIONS ARE COMING TO MCU PARK - JULY 12

How do you make Sunday Funday even more fun?  Add the Minions!  To celebrate the release of the new film "Minions" from Illumination Entertainment, the Minions will be at MCU Park on Sunday, July 12th to pose for photos and mingle with fans.  There will also be Minions givewaways for fans.

AROUND THE HORN WITH EDGARDO ALFONZO

Edgardo Alfonzo spent parts of 12 seasons as a Major League infielder from 1995-2006, including eight with the New York Mets.  Now, he's in his second year as a coach with the Brooklyn Cyclones.  Recently he sat down with BrooklynCyclones.com to talk about baseball and his second career as a coach.

STAR WARS NIGHT - JULY 11th

Calling all Jedis!  Star Wars Night at MCU Park is Saturday night when the Cyclones take on the Aberdeen IronBirds at 6:00 PM.  There will be lightsaber lessons for kids, a chance to pose for photos with characters from the film series, courtesy of the 501st and the Mandalorian Mercs, post-game fireworks and much much more.

PRE-GAME SOCCER CLINIC WITH THE COSMOS THIS SUNDAY

As part of our Sunday Funday festivities, the New York Cosmos will be hosting a youth soccer clinic on the field at MCU Park starting at 3:30 PM.  The clinic is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6-12 and you must have a ticket to Sunday's 5:00 PM game in order to attend.  

JERSDAY THURSDAY RETURNS - JULY 9th

On Thursday, July 9th the first 3,000 fans in attendence for the 7:00 PM game against the Hudson Valley Renegades will receive one of these Black & Red Jerseys courtesy of Verizon.  Gates open at 5:30 PM. 

GET TO KNOW: BRANDON BROSHER

Last season, Brandon Brosher suffered a broken leg in a freak accident while playing for Kingsport that put his career in jeopardy.  This season?  He's setting Cyclones records and hitting home runs so far that beach-goers should be on the lookout.  How'd that happen?  Let him tell you...

STAR WARS SLEEPOVER PACKAGE

On Saturday, July 11th, the Cyclones will hold Star Wars Night at MCU Park, but the fun doesn't have to end after nine innings.  With this package you get access to a post-game sleepover on the field, a chance to meet characters from the films before the game and other special perks. 

2015 BARK IN THE PARK - AUGUST 2nd

Bring your pooch to the park on Sunday, August 2nd for a special 1:00 PM game at MCU Park.  Tickets for Bark in the Park are just $10 per person, and include space for one dog.  They can be purchased by calling Nicole at 718-382-2604.

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY AT MCU PARK

Baseball and fireworks...there's no better way to celebrate America's birthday than at the ballpark!  The Cyclones take on the Williamsport Crosscutters on Saturday, July 4th at 6:00 PM with a special post-game fireworks extravaganza as we celebrate Independence Day.  Tickets start at just $10 and are on sale now!

SALUTE TO SEINFELD NIGHT II - BIGGER, BETTER & BANIA

Last season, the Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated “25 Years of Nothing” with their Salute to Seinfeld Night. The promotion garnered international attention, drew fans from 26 states, five countries and sold out in a matter of moments. But you know what? We were just getting started!

GET TO KNOW: VINNY SIENA

Since being selected by the New York Mets in the 14th round of the MLB Draft, Vinny Siena has done only one thing...hit the ball.  The Cyclones second baseman is off to a scorching hot start, batting .400 through the first two weeks of the season.  Luck?  No chance.  Vinny was born for this.