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FEE FREE FRIDAY - AUGUST 1st

On Friday only, we are waving all ticket fees when buying your seats through BrooklynCyclones.com.  That means Star Wars Night, Muppets Night, Brooklyn Bridge Jersey Giveaway, the NYPL All-Star Game and more are available right now with ZERO add ons.  The most affordable baseball in New York City, just got even better!  Get your tickets now and keep that cash in your pocket later!

GIL HODGES BOBBLHEAD - FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st

On Friday, August 1st the Cyclones will honor one of Brooklyn's favorite sons -- Gil Hodges -- when the team takes on the Auburn Doubledays.   The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Gil Hodges Bobblehead courtesy of Lutheran HealthCare.  It's also a Friday night, so that means fireworks on Coney Island.

IRISH NIGHT - JULY 31st

On Thursday, July 31st the Brooklyn Cyclones will host the Auburn Doubledays for Irish Night at MCU Park.  The first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive one of these "Shamrock Jerseys" courtesy of Budweiser.  

MCU PARK: HOME OF THE BEST DRESSED TEAM IN BASEBALL

Since 2001, the Brooklyn Cyclones have received a number of accolades for their community service, promotional excellence and innovative ways of making a trip to MCU Park unlike any other. But among all the titles that have been bestowed upon them – “Most Fun Ballpark in America” or “The Coolest Place on Earth” – there is one label that has been missing…until now!

CURIOUS GEORGE AT MCU PARK - SATURDAY, JULY 26

Saturday, July 26th will be filled with monkey business at MCU Park as everyone's favorite primate Curious George makes an appearance at the ballpark as part of WNET Family Day at MCU Park.  Curious George and his partner in crime the Man with the Yellow Hat will be on the concourse during the game to take photos with fans in attendance.

HALLOWEEN IN JULY - SATURDAY, JULY 26

Trick-or-treat! It will be Halloween Night at MCU Park Saturday Night, as the Cyclones wrap up a three game series against the Lake Monsters at 6 PM. There will also be special guest appearances from Curious George and his partner in crime, the Man in the Yellow Hat.

FIREWORKS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT

Start your weekend with a bang at MCU Park.  The Cyclones and Vermont Lake Monsters will square off on Friday and Saturday night with post-game fireworks each night.  Here's a look at what else is in store:

ITALIAN HERITAGE NIGHT - FRIDAY, JULY 25th

Forza Italia!  On Friday, July 25th the Cyclones will celebrate Italian Heritage Night at MCU Park.  The team will be wearing these special Italia Jerseys and caps that will be raffled off throughout the game.  Be sure to stick around post-game for our Friday Night Fireworks spectacular.  

I HEART BKLYN JERSEYS - THURSDAY, JULY 24

How can you not be romantic about baseball? Baseball has always had a special place in Brooklyn’s heart. So, what better way to express this love than with an exclusive Brooklyn jersey? The Cyclones return home for a series against the Vermont Lake Monsters Thursday night at 7 PM with another special Jersday Thursday giveaway.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: OCTAVIO ACOSTA

This week's National Honey Board Player of the Week is Octavio Acosta, who tossed a season-high 8.0 innings on Saturday night as the righthander improved to 3-1 with a 1.46 ERA after snapping Brooklyn's eight-game losing streak.

SUPER HERO NIGHT - SUNDAY, JULY 20th

It's a bird (well, yeah), it's a plane, no...it's SUPER SANDY!!!!  Come to MCU Park on Sunday, July 20th for Super Hero Night.  All fans - big and small - are encouraged to head to the ballpark in costume to give the whole evening some superpowers.  The first 2,500 fans in attendance will also receive a Super Hero Lunch Box courtesy of GEICO.

BOROUGH WIDE DAY OF REST - JULY 21st

This summer has been a scorcher, and we all deserve a day off to recharge our battery.  Head to MCU Park on Monday, July 21st for a special morning start at 11:30 AM.  Where would you rather be?  Your office or our office?  Yeah, we thought so.  See you at the ballpark!

COUNTRY MUSIC NIGHT - SATURDAY, JULY 19th

YEE-HAW! Make sure to bring your boots, cowboy hats, and get ready to line dance, as the Cyclones celebrate Country Music Night at MCU Park, presented by 94.7 NASH FM, on Saturday July 19th.  Stick around after the game for some post-game fireworks as well!

FDNY NIGHT - FRIDAY, JULY 18th

On Friday, July 18th, the Cyclones will honor New York's Bravest on FDNY Appreciation Night at MCU Park.  The team will be wearing special jerseys that will feature local Ladder / Engine Company Numbers on the sleeve.  Game time is 7:00 PM and we are offering special discounted tickets for member of the FDNY.

BIG BAT COMES TO THE BIG CITY

Less than a week ago, Michal Conforto had never been to New York City. Now, just a few short days later, the 21-year-old outfielder will be establishing residence in left field at MCU Park…at least for the summer.

HOCKEY JERSEY NIGHT - THURSDAY, JULY 17th

Who says hockey isn't a summer sport?  Head to MCU Park on Thursday, July 17th for our second Jersday Thursday of the season.  The first 3,000 fans in attendance will go home with one of these Brooklyn Cyclones Hockey Jersreys courtesy of Domino's Pizza.

DANIEL MURPHY ALL-STAR DOUBLE PLAY

In honor of his first All-Star Game appearance this evening, we will be honoring the former Cyclone with the Daniel Murphy Double Play ticket offer.  You get a ticket to Irish Night (July 31st) and the NYPL All-Star Game (August 19th) to be played at MCU Park PLUS a Daniel Murphy Pot O'Gold Bobblehead for just $28.  

MICHAEL KATZ: NATIONAL HONEY BOARD PLAYER OF THE WEEK

This week's National Honey Board Player of the Week is Michael Katz.  The 9th round selection from the College of William and Mary hit safely in six of eight games including four multi hit contests.  In 29 games this season, Katz is batting .286 (30-105) with 14 runs score,d seven doubles, one triple and 14 RBI for the Cyclones.

2014 CYCLONES KIDS CAMP

It's never too early to start planning for summer.  Sign up now for Cyclones Baseball Camp and receive a $15 discount off of the regular registration fee.  Children between the ages of 7 and 14 can learn from Cyclones players and coaches while also receiving some other great perks.

CONEY ISLAND ON TAP BEER FESTIVAL AT MCU PARK - JULY 12th

On Saturday, July 12th, MCU Park will host the first-ever "Coney Island On Tap Beer Festival."  Over 100 beers will be available from over 50 of the country's best craft breweries.  In addition to the incredible selection of beer, there will be live music and delicious food available as well.  Based on demand, a SECOND session has been added.  Get your tickets now!

DOUBLEHEADER ON TUESDAY - STARTING AT 11:30 AM

Head to the ballpark on Tuesday, July 8th for the first of two special Camp Days with a start time of 11:30 AM.  Catch some fun and some foul balls when the Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades with tickets starting at just $10.  For those who can't make both games, tickets will be just $1 starting at 2:00 PM that afternoon.

STAR WARS NIGHT II - AUGUST 2nd

How do you improve on a lightsaber battle for the ages and Darth Vader throwing out the first pitch?  We found a way.  Star Wars Night II will feature one-of-a-kind Sithclone Jerseys on the field and the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Padawan Pee Wee Bobblehead.  It's going to be out of this world!

ENJOY THE BROOKLYN BUFFET EVERY MONDAY & WEDNESDAY

Prior to the start of every Monday and Wednesday home game during the 2014 season, fans can head to the all-new Wine Drives and Short Hops Sports Bar, located off the Main Lobby at MCU Park, for a mouthwatering Brooklyn Buffet for an hour before the scheduled first pitch for just $12.  Enjoy some air conditioning, an ice cold beverage and our Brooklyn Buffet featuring a nacho bar, hot dogs, and more.

STARS AND STRIPES CAP - JULY 7th DOUBLEHEADER

Head to the park on Monday, July 7th when the Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades at 6:00 PM in a special doubl header.  The first 1,500 single-game ticket field box ticket holders through the gate will receive one of these stars and stripes caps.  It's also EVERYONE runs the bases day, so stick around after the game and don't let the kids have ALL the fun!  

SPECIAL DAY GAME THIS SUNDAY - 1:00 PM

Take Me Out to the Ballgame! Keep the holiday weekend fun going by catching some sun and foul balls at the Cyclones franchise-first weekend day game this Sunday, July 6th at 1:00 PM.  Be sure to stick around after the game for Kids Run the Bases.

FIREWORKS TO LIGHT UP THE CONEY ISLAND SKY ON JULY 4th

It's official, the Coney Island sky will be lit up with fireworks on Friday, July 4th as we celebrate Independence Day.  The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, Cyclones baseball and a Fireworks show that you won't want to miss.  And there's no better place to catch the Fireworks Spectacular than from the comfort of your own seat at MCU Park!

DILLON GEE TO START FOR CYCLONES JULY 4th

Earlier today, the Mets announced that Dillon Gee will be making his third Major League Rehabilitation start with the Brooklyn Cyclones when they take on the Aberdeen IronBirds at MCU Park on Friday, July 4th.  Gee, who was the Opening Day starter for the New York Mets earlier this season, began his career as a member of the Brooklyn Cyclones during the 2007 season.

ZOMBIE NIGHT - JULY 2nd

Everyone wants to be a part of the action at MCU Park...even the undead.  On Wednesday, July 2nd MCU Park will host the first-ever Zombie Night at the ballpark in conjunction with our friends at NYC Zombie Crawl.  Fans will be encouraged to dress in costume and participate in our Zombie Apocalypse at the Ballpark including a post-game zombie walk around the bases.