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Articles from August 2015

SIDD FINCH JERSEY AUCTION UNDERWAY

On Wednesday, August 26th the Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Sidd Finch with special orange and blue jerseys inspired by the '85 Mets.  Now's your chance to take home one of these unique jerseys while also raising money for charity.

TICKETS FOR ALL POTENTIAL PLAYOFF GAMES ON SALE NOW

With 11 games left in the season, the Cyclones are within shouting distance of first place in the race for the McNamara Division crown.  Tickets for all potential playoff games are just $10 and on sale now.  In the event the games are not played, all credit card purchases will be refunded after the season. 

FIREWORKS SATURDAY AT MCU PARK

Start your weekend with a BOOM thanks to post-game fireworks on Saturday at MCU Park.  Stick around after the game and watch fireworks light up the Coney Island sky.   Saturday's game starts at 6:30 PM.

FINAL JERSDAY THURSDAY OF THE YEAR

Head to MCU Park this Thursday, August 27th for the final Jersday Thursday of the year.  The first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive this throwback jersey courtesy of MCU as we celebrate the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers.  

SIDD FINCH BOBBLEHEAD & 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

On April 1, 1985 the Legend of Sidd Finch was born when Sports Illustrated published an article detailing the story of the lanky righthander with the golden arm who was going to change the game of baseball with his 168 MPH fastball.  Sounds too good to be true?  Well you're right.  But our Sidd Finch Bobblehead Night on August 26th, that's no joke!

PRE-GAME YOGA CLASS

On Wednesday, August 26th the Brooklyn Cyclones will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sidd Finch - the best that never was.  As part of the celebration fans are invited to attend a pre-game yoga introductory class starting at 5:45 PM. 

BROOKLYN BRAWL TO BE BROADCAST ON ESPN 3

Broadcast and digital television information is now available for the Tuesday, Aug. 25 Brooklyn Brawl, announced by boxing champion-turned promoter Dmitriy Salita. ESPN3 will carry the event live from 8-11 p.m. via its multiscreen network, available to 99 million households nationwide.

BEACH BUMS DANCE CLINIC

On Saturday, August 29th the Brooklyn Cyclones Beach Bums will host their annual Dance Clinic for children between the ages of 5-14.  Kids will learn a dance routine from the Beach Bums and perform on field before that evening's game.

CYCLONES WELCOME 4,000,000th FAN

Pete Mulvey walked through the gates of MCU Park just after 6:30 PM and it was one small step for man, one giant leap into the record books as he became the 4,000,000th person to attend a Cyclones game - sending the Cyclones into the record books.  

CELEBRATE OL' BLUE EYES - AUGUST 20th

On Thursday, August 20th the Cyclones will celebrate Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday on a very special Jersday Thursday.  We'll do everything his way in honor of the man who would have turned 100 in December.

JERSDAY THURSDAY - AUGUST 20th

On Thursday, August 20th the first 3,000 fans in attendance will go home with one of these Cyclones pinstriped jerseys courtesy of Domino's.  Tickets start at just $10 and are available now.

SIDD FINCH REAL DEAL

On August 26th, the Cyclones will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sidd Finch, the best pitcher that never was.  We are currently offering a limited-time deal which includes a game ticket, limited-edition t-shirt, GUARANTEED bobblehead and a chance to meet Joe Berton - the man who played the role of Sidd Finch.

COULD YOU BE OUR 4,000,000th FAN?

Coming into Wednesday night's game against the Lowell Spinners, the Brooklyn Cyclones have drawn 3,997,539 fans through the gates of MCU Park since 2001. As the team closes in on 4,000,000 fans, there are several ways for lucky fans to win 4,000,000 pennies.

CELEBRITY SOFTBALL GAME - AUGUST 19th

Make sure to show up early on Wednesday, August 19th for our 2nd Annual Civil Servant / Celebrity Softball Challenge presented by MCU.  Stars from the sports and entertainment world will team up with members of the FDNY, NYPD and DSNY for a pre-game softball game starting at 5:30 PM.

ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT SUMMERSLAM NIGHT

Since we announced that Wednesday, August 19th will be WWE’s SummerSlam Night at MCU Park, the response has been fantastic. Cyclones fans are certainly excited to welcome the WWE’s biggest event of the summer to Brooklyn. Here are the answers to some of the questions that have been frequently asked of us:

FRIDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS AT MCU PARK

Friday night means fireworks on Coney Island.  Head to MCU Park on Friday, August 14th when the Cyclones take on the State College Spikes at 7:00 PM and stick around after the game for post-game fireworks.

BACK TO SCHOOL COLLEGE DISCOUNT

It’s just about that time of year when college expenses begin to pile up for students. But cost shouldn’t stop anyone from enjoying the final days of summer! With this in mind, the Brooklyn Cyclones are now offering a special deal for college students that guarantees a fun filled night that you don’t have to break the bank for!

 

JERSDAY THURSDAY RETURNS - AUGUST 13th

On Thursday, August 13th the first 3,000 fans in attendance will go home with one of these "Road Trip" jerseys inspired by the new road uniforms worn by the Brooklyn Cyclones.  Tickets start at just $10 and are on sale now!

FDNY BOXING FIREFIGHTER FULFILLING TWO DREAMS

For Queens firefighter and former Golden Gloves amateur champion Jose De La Rosa, the chance to advance his pro boxing career at Coney Island’s MCU Park in two Tuesdays simply adds to the dream he lives every day as part of the legions of proud men and women who comprise “New York’s Bravest.”

NICKELODEON GUTS NIGHT - AUGUST 12

Hey Brooklyn, do you have it? GUTS! On Wednesday, August 12th the Brooklyn Cyclones and Nickelodeon will join forces for the 90s Nickelodeon Night, celebrating Guts, the extreme sports competition that dominated the decade. So grab your slap bracelets and Furby, put the Crystal Pepsi on ice and get ready to go back in time!

BROOKLYN VS. STATEN ISLAND - TUESDAY NIGHT

The Cyclones return home on Tuesday, August 11th to take on the cross-bridge rival Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM.  It will be NYPD Appreciation Night and after the game EVERYONE gets to run the bases.  Tickets are on sale now and start at just $10.

THREE CYCLONES NAMED TO NYPL ALL-STAR TEAM

Three of Brooklyn’s finest have been selected to play in the 11th Annual New York-Penn League All-Star Game to be played at Ripken Stadium on Tuesday, August 18th.  Selected to the squad were Cyclones right-hander Gaby Almonte, closer Alex Palsha, and 2B Vinny Siena who will all play for the Southern All-Stars.

BOXING AT THE BEACH - AUGUST 25th

World-renowned boxer Dmitriy Salita and his Brooklyn Brawl series will heat up Coney Island on Tuesday, Aug. 25, as the former IBF, WBA and NABA International Junior Welterweight Champion brings “Boxing At The Beach” back to MCU Park, the home of baseball’s Brooklyn Cyclones. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, July 16th at 11 AM.

TODAY ONLY - NO TICKET FEES ON CYCLONES TIX

With only one month left in the 2015 Cyclones season, we're giving you the chance to gear up for the Cyclones playoff push.  From Monday, August 3rd at 10 AM through Tuesday, August 4th at 10 AM the Cyclones will wave all ticket fees for orders purchased through BrooklynCyclones.com

RING OF HONOR RETURNS TO MCU PARK - AUGUST 22

Ring of Honor will return to MCU Park on Saturday, August 22nd with "Field of Honor 2."  The event will feature championship bouts, top ranked wrestlers and the distinctive next generation wrestling that makes ROH the world’s most innovative brand of pro wrestling.  Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 3rd at 10 AM.

SUNDAY FUNDAY: PRE-GAME CATCH -- AUGUST 2nd

On Sunday, August 2nd the Cyclones will take on the Batavia Muckdogs with a special 1:00 PM first pitch.  It's a Sunday Funday so that means post-game kids can run the bases and pre-game EVERYONE is invited to have a catch on the field.