Articles from August 2014
The Cyclones came up just short of a berth in the 2014 NYPL Playoffs. All tickets purchased online will be automatically refunded for the price of the tickets, fees will not be refunded. Tickets purchased at the ballpark must be returned to the ticket office by October 10 to be refunded.
Sunday, August 31st is the final regular season home game of the 2014 Brooklyn Cyclones season. Where did the summer go? But once again the 'Clones will lead the NYPL in attendance and are on the verge of claiming the final spot in the New York-Penn League Playoffs. Come join us as we say thanks to the over 230,000 fans that will come through the gates of MCU Park this summer.
Nickelodeon Slime Jerseys, Sports Illustrated Jerseys, Star Wars Jerseys and more are now available for purchase through CyclonesAuthentics.com. Take home a unique piece of Cyclones memorabilia while also raising money for local charities like Welcome Back Veterans and the ALS Association.
On Wednesday, August 27th the Brooklyn Cyclones and Staten Island Yankees will square off at MCU Park on 90s Night at the ballpark. As part of the evening's festivities, the Cyclones will be wearing special Nickeldeon "90s Are All That" jerseys that will be raffled off throughout the game with all proceeds to benefit the ALS Association. To kick things off, the Cyclones front office had their own twist on the "Ice Bucket Challenege" with the Slime Bucket Challenge thanks to our friends at Nickelodeon.
Join the Brooklyn Cyclones Beach Bums on Sunday, August 31st for the annual Beach Bum Summer Dance Clinic. Kids will learn routines throughout the day and then perform them on the field prior to the Cyclones game against the Staten Island Yankees that evening.
On your mark, get set, go! Break out your Starter jackets, frost your tips, and put on your Doc Martens because the ‘90s are back in Brooklyn for one night only—and they’re All That! On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, The Brooklyn Cyclones and Nickelodeon are joining forces to bring you The ‘90s Are All That Night, when the Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees at 7 p.m. Kel Mitchell, star of iconic Nickelodeon ‘90s shows All That and Kenan & Kel, will throw out the first pitch.
As the end of summer nears, so do the days of summer baseball. The major league teams still have about two months left, but with the start of school around the corner, now is the time when little league baseball teams are competing to go to the 'ship. Although it's been about ten years since some of the Cyclone players have played their glory days at their hometown parks, they still carry fond memories of little league with them as they progress on their baseball careers.
Sunday is FUN day at MCU Park. Head to Coney Island on August 24th when the Cyclones take on the Tri-City ValleyCats at 5:00 PM. The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a retro baseball card sheet featuring the Cyclones All-Stars courtesy of the Daily News. PLUS, arrive early for your chance to have a catch on the field prior to first pitch, and stick around after the game for kids run the bases. It's a fun filled day from start to finish!
On Friday, August 22nd the Brooklyn Cyclones will hold their first-ever Brooklyn Beach Party featuring the ladies of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuite Issue. An array of models will be on hand including 2014 cover model Lily Aldridge, Hannah Davis, Hannah Ferguson, Gigi Hadid, Chanel Iman, Ariel Meredith, Jess Perez and Adaora Abubilo. The ladies of SI's Swimsuit 2014 will participate in beach themed contests in game and have photo ops with Military Members as well as the general public.
New York Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka will make the start on Thursday for the Brooklyn Cyclones as part of his Major League Rehabilitation Assignment. It's a Jersday Thursday at MCU Park when the Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM.
On Tuesday night, the New York-Penn League will induct thier third class into the NYPL Hall of Fame as part of the 10th Annual New York-Penn League All-Star Game to be played at MCU Park in Brooklyn. This year's inductees include John Elway, Randy Johnson and Charlie Wride.
On Tuesday, August 19th, MCU Park will host the best and brightest that the New York-Penn League has to offer at the 10th Annual NYPL All-Star Game presented by the Tic Toc Stop Foundation and Mercedes Benz of Brooklyn. Tickets for the game, which start at just $10, are currently available at the MCU Park Box Office, by calling 718-507-TIXX, or right here at BC.com.
The Cyclones newest outfielder, John Mora had an impressive week that earned him this week’s National Honey Board Player of the Week.
For the first time since 2005, MCU Park is hosting the New York-Penn League All-Star Game. With some of the baseball’s future stars making their way to Coney Island for this year’s game, we take a look at who will be representing their teams in the 10th annual NYPL All-Star Game.
On Thursday, August 14th the Cyclones will celebrate Brooklyn's favorite son: Gil Hodges prior to the team's 7:00 PM game. This year would have been Gil's 90th Birthday, and the team will remember the former Brooklyn Dodger slugger and New York Mets manager in a pre-game ceremony featuring members of his family. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will also receive a #14 Gil Hodges Jersey courtesy of MCU.
Join us at MCU Park on Wednesday, August 13th as we collect food for City Harvest at the front gates of the ballpark. Fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation to the ballpark and will receive a raffle ticket in exchange for their donation. Those who donate will be eligible for prizes including signed items, $50 gift cards from MCU and more.
Over the years, we've heard from fans that not everyone can make our weekend fireworks shows. Problem solved! On Wednesday, August 13th the Cyclones will host a mid-week fireworks show. But that's not all. Every ticket in the ballpark is just $10 plus the first 2,500 fans can go home with one of our collectible All-Star Series Cups.
The New York-Penn League All-Star Game presented by Tic Top Stop and Mercedes Benz of Brooklyn will be played at MCU Park on Tuesday, August 19th. While the best and brightest from around the league descend on Brooklyn, the Cyclones will be well represented with six all-stars.
Michael Conforto has been a force to be reckoned with since joining the Cyclones in mid-July. Clutch hits, mammoth home runs, gunning down runners at the plate...the guy can do it all. But here's your chance to find out a bit more about one of the most impressive players to ever suit up for the Cyclones.
Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the rest of the gang will be heading to MCU Park on Monday, August 4th as the Muppets Take Coney Island. The entire evening is made possible by Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" coming to Blue Ray Combo Pack and Digital HD on August 12th.
The Cyclones and the Connecticut Tigers faced off Sunday evening for the second game of an important three-game series. The Cyclones and Tigers entered the game tied for first in the New York-Penn League wild card race, but a good offensive performance from the Tigers would give them lone possession of first.
On Sunday, the Cyclones will celebrate the foundation of baseball...The Sandlot. Children who attend the game wearing their Little League Baseball or Softball Uniform will get a free ticket with the purchase of one adult ticket at regular price. Kids can also run the bases post-game and everyone is invited down to the field pre-game for a special photo session with players as part of Selfie Sunday.
There is no better way to spend a summer day with the whole family, than to spend it at Sunday Funday at MCU Park. The fun will begin before Sunday evening’s 5PM game, when fans will have the opportunity to takes photos with players as a part of “Selfie Sunday," there will also be a special exhibition of old-time baseball as we Salute Sandlot Baseball.
On Saturday, August 2nd, the Cyclones will hold Star Wars Night II at MCU Park, but the fun doesn't have to end after nine innings. With the Star Wars Sleepover package, you get a field box seat for the game, access to a special meet-and-greet with characters from the classic film, PLUS you'll be able to stay after the game for a family sleepover on the field at MCU Park and more!
Back-to-school time may be creeping up on you, but it's not here yet. Enjoy a one last summer night with your buddies before heading back to campus. On Saturday, students can show their college ID and get a ticket in the bleachers for just $5. Plus stick around after the game and enjoy $2 draughts or soft drinks at Peggy O'Neill's when you show your Cyclones game ticket.