Articles from 2014
To commemorate the upcoming holiday, (Oh you thought we meant Christmas? Our apologies) the Cyclones are offering 250 Festivus Ticket Packages for our Salute to Seinfeld Night on July 5, 2015. The package includes a field box ticket to the game and limited edition Cyclones "Man Hands" for just $30. The offer is valid only on Festivus - December 23rd starting at 10 AM.
On Sunday, December 21st, Santa will be making a stop at MCU Park to fuel up for his big day. Join the Cyclones, Sandy and Santa Claus for breakfast starting at 10:00 AM. Admission is just $10 a person and includes breakfast and a photo op with Santa. We will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys to distribute this holiday season as well.
With the Holiday Season upon us, the Cyclones team store is your one stop destination for the perfect presents for all the Cyclones fans in your life. The store at MCU Park is open Tuesday - Saturday until Christmas, and features HUGE discounts on some of our most popular items.
The Brooklyn Cyclones have been recognized for the franchise's outstanding 2014 season and longtime contribution to the baseball industry and local community by being named the winner of Baseball America's prestigious Bob Freitas Award for the Class-A Short-Season/Rookie level.
Juan Lagares, who played 19 games at third base and shortstop with the Cyclones in 2008, was honored with the 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for all National League Centerfielders. He is the first former Brooklyn Cyclone to win a Gold Glove Award.
Following the 2014 New York-Penn League season, the Jamestown franchise moved to Morgantown, WV. It has been announced that the new franchise, which will begin playing in a brand-new facility shared with the West Virginia University Mountaineers, will be called the Black Bears.
The Brooklyn Cyclones were honored with a pair of "Golden Bobbleheads" at the 2014 Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar. The awards, which are voted on by Minor League Executives from across the country, recognized the Cyclones for Best Theme Night and Best Overall Promotion for their Salute to Seinfeld Night on July 5th.
The Brooklyn Bolts will celebrate Oktoberfest at MCU Park during their game on Friday, October 24th against the Omaha Mammoths. Enjoy all the action on the gridiron while also enjoying the music, food and - of course - drinks that are associated with Oktoberfest.
On Tuesday, October 14th the Brooklyn Bolts will officially be welcomed to their home borough during a ceremony on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall at 2:00. Fans are encouraged to stop by early, starting at 12:45 as Bolts players and coaches will be on hand signing autographs and posing for photos with fans.
Football is the ultimate team sport on the field, but when you watch from the stands with a team of your own, it's even better! Groups of 15 or more will receive a Brooklyn Bolts cap for everyone in their party. Experience the fun and excitement of Brooklyn Bolts football, coming to Coney Island this fall.
The Brooklyn Bolts will kick off their first season in franchise history on Wednesday, October 15th when they take on the Boston Brawlers. The Bolts will also kick off the month of October with a Breast Cancer Awareness Day presented by The Maimonides Breast Center where the first 1,000 fans in attendance will go home with a special Brooklyn Bolts Pink T-Shirt as the team paints the park pink.
The Brooklyn Bolts and the FXFL are bringing professional football back to New York City for the first time in over thirty years. The team's Inaugural Season kicks off on October 15th with tickets starting at just $20! Bring the thunder to MCU Park this fall.
The FXFL has announced the coaching staffs for the league's Inaugural Season, and former New York Jet and Miami Dolphin John Bock will be the head coach for the Brooklyn Bolts. Joining him on the coaching staff will be former All-American linebacker and 10-year NFL veteran Marvin Jones who spent his entire playing career as a member of Gang Green.
First, the Brooklyn Cyclones brought professional sports back to the borough for the first time in over 40 years. Now MCU Park will once again play host to a historic moment in Brooklyn sports history as the Brooklyn Bolts, a member of the newly formed FXFL, kick off their Inaugural Season this October.
Coming into the season finale, Brooklyn needed a victory - which they got thanks to a 3-1 win over Staten Island - but the Connecticut Tigers held on by the skin of their teeth for a 9-8 win over the Lowell Spinners to officially put an end to the Cyclones season. Connecticut and Brooklyn finish the season with the same record, but the Tigers win the tie-breaker.
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.
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!
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.
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!
With just over a month left in the season, the Cyclones find themselves right in the thick of things, tied for a playoff spot as the NYPL Wild Card. Head to MCU Park to cheer on the Cyclones as they begin a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening. Here's a look at what's in store:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Cyclones first baseman Jeff Diehl has been named the National Honey Board Player of the Week for the period ending July 7th. He currently has a 10-game hitting streak and is swinging the sweetest (get it, just like honey?) bat in the lineup.
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.
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!
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.
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!
On Saturday, July 5th we will celebrate 25 years of nothing as part of our "Salute to Seinfeld Night." The game is currently sold out, but we will be putting standing room only and any other remaining tickets, on sale at 5:00 PM exclusively at the MCU Park Box Office.
The Brooklyn Cyclones are teaming up with Exhilent Mobile for “Salute To Seinfeld Night” on Saturday, July 5th, 2014 to provide ScreenDuet, a second screen trivia experience for the fans at the ballpark.
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!
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.
Cyclones thirdbaseman Jhoan Urena has been named the National Honey Board Player of the Week for the period ending June 29th. He currently has a 10-game hitting streak and is swinging the sweetest (get it, just like honey?) bat in the lineup.
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.
First it was the Del Boca Brooklyn Rooftop. That sold out in six minutes. Next came the "Double Dip Your Chip" Suite Offer and that was gone faster than a speeding bullet (We had to make a Superman reference, this is a night about Seinfeld after all.) But we're not done yet. We have 100 tickets left in the main seating bowl that will go on sale Wednesday, June 18th at 10 AM as part of our "Free Soup for You" ticket offer.
The Cyclones will take on the Staten Island Yankees on Sunday, June 29th for our first Family Sunday of the season. Show up early for a photo op with Cyclones mascots Pee Wee and Sandy and then stick around after the game for Kids Run the Bases. It's a fun filled day from start to finish!
Head to MCU Park on Friday, June 27th when the Cyclones take on their cross-bridge rival Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM. The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive one of these All-Star Game Visors courtesy of Pepsi. But that's not all, stick around after the game for our first Friday Night Fireworks show of the year and start your summer with a BANG!
It has been three years since Jhoan Ureña's has seen him play, but Wednesday night was a special one for the two as they reunited in Brooklyn as Jhoan and the Cyclones took on Aberdeen.
Jersday Thursdays are always some of our most popular nights of the season and this year will be no different. On Thursday, June 26th, the first 3,000 fans in attendance at our 7:00 PM game against the Aberdeen IronBirds will receive a Cyclones Soccer Jersey as we celebrate all things soccer in honor of the World Cup.
Come on down to MCU Park on Wednesday, June 25th for the Price is Right Night. ALL TICKETS - from the first row to the last row - will be just $10. But that's not all, we'll have Plinco, we'll have a "Showcase Showdown," we'll have an entire night dedicated to one of the most successful game shows in television history. Plus, the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive the first of our All-Star Cup Series giveaways.
Broadway musicals, $10 tickets, Jersday Thursday, Fireworks, Visor Giveaway and Kids Run the bases...sounds like a full week. The Cyclones return home to MCU Park on Monday to open a stretch of five home games this week. Here's a closer look at that's in store.
They say the neon lights are bright...in Brooklyn? Well at least for one night they will be. When the Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades on Monday, June 23rd, MCU Park will be transformed into the Great White Way with performances from some of the best and brightest from around the area.
On June 16th, the baseball world lost both a great player and a great man in Tony Gwynn. His untimely death sent a shockwave through all of baseball and particularly hit home with Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa who had the fortune of working with Gwynn in the Padres organization.
The Cyclones will kick off their second series of the season on Tuesday, June 17th against the Hudson Valley Renegades. Stick around after the game for fireworks plus EVERYONE gets to run the bases. But that's not all, everyone's favorite beagle - Snoopy - will be on hand courtesy of MetLife.
Honus Wagner, Shoeless Joe, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Ken Griffey, Jr and now, you? This season, the Brooklyn Cyclones are allowing fans to upload their own baseball card, share it via social media and in the end, one fan will have their own baseball card included in the 2014 Brooklyn Cyclones Team Set.
Municipal Credit Union and the Brooklyn Cyclones will offer three Youth Baseball and Softball Clinics, free of charge, for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 14. Children will receive instruction on the field at MCU Park from former big league star and MCU spokesperson John Franco.
You never know what you'll see when you come to MCU Park, but on Monday's during the 2014 season that will truly be the case thanks to the all-new Magical Mondays. At every Monday Cyclones home game, our friends from Magic at Coney will be performing throughout the ballpark before and during the games.
Just over a week ago, Josh Prevost saw his dream of becoming a professional baseball player become a reality when he was selected in the fifth round of the MLB Draft by the New York Mets. It just wasn't the same without his biggest fan by his side.
You want bobbleheads? We got 'em. You want jerseys? We got 'em. On Monday, June 16th the Cyclones will take on the rival Staten Island Yankees and the first 2,500 fans in attendance will get a choice of some of our favorite giveaways from the last few seasons.
Casey Meisner will take the mound as the starting pitcher for the home opener against the Staten Island Yankees on Saturday night. The Mets drafted Meisner out of high school in the third round of the MLB Draft and he's raring to show Cyclones fans that the sky is the limit for this righthander.
Nothing says summertime like fireworks, and throw in some baseball and you have a night that EVERYONE can enjoy. The Cyclones will start the 2014 season with three-straight fireworks shows on Opening Day, Saturday, June 14th followed by Monday, June 16th vs. Staten Island and Tuesday, June 17th vs. Hudson Valley.
On a day in our nation’s history that is forever connected to the sacrifices made by the members of our armed forces, the Cyclones have announced that they will partner with Rolling Thunder - NYC Chapters to have a Chair of Honor at MCU Park. The chair, which will be painted black and feature the POW / MIA emblem, will remain unoccupied in perpetuity in honor of the more than 80,000 American soldiers who have gone missing in action.
So how badly do you want tickets for Seinfeld Night? The game sold out in less than a day, but for eight lucky fans we will be giving away tickets for free. But there's a catch...you've gotta paint your chest. But like David Puddy says -- you've gotta support the team.
On Tuesday night, a group of nearly 1,000 Cyclones fans headed to Queens to root on the Mets during "Cyclones Night at Citi Field." Before the game, a limited number of season ticket holders were able to take photos and get autographs from former Cyclones Wilmer Flores and Juan Centeno.
Can't wait to celebrate 25 years of nothing on Seinfeld Night? Want to get your hands on the Brooklyn Bridge or Shamrock Jersey? Can't wait to scoop up our Sunday Family T-Shirt Plans? Excited for the 1969 Gil Hodges Bobblehead? The list of one-of-a-kind giveaways goes on on and, and now you can get your hands on tickets for what is sure to be an amazing summer of Cyclones baseball at the MCU Park box office, by calling 718 - 507 - TIXX, or at BrooklynCyclones.com.
Sunday is Funday at MCU Park with pre-game catches, autographs, pictures and more PLUS kids run the bases post-game. But that's not all. This year we've added a Pay One Price, Family Sunday Plan where for just $20 per person you get a ticket, limited-edition t-shirt, soft drink, hot dog and chips. It's a great way for families to enjoy a ballgame without breaking the bank.
On July 5, 1989, the "Seinfeld Chronicles" aired on NBC for the first time and 25 years later, the Cyclones will celebrate the "show about nothing" that has left an indelible mark on popular culture. The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Keith Hernandez "Magic Loogie" Bobblehead. In addition, there will be non-stop Seinfeld themed entertainment from beginning to end. Yada yada yada...you'll have an awesome night.
The weather is warming, and you can’t drive past a park on a weekend without seeing kids playing ball…it’s a beautiful sight. That means Little League seasons are under way and we can finally announce our winners of the “Little Kids, Big Stars” program. Here’s a look at some of the best and brightest youth baseball and softball players from around the area:
Opening Day for the 2014 Brooklyn Cyclones isn’t until June 14th, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be any baseball at MCU Park before the Home Opener. In fact, May is “Baseball Month” on Coney Island with nearly 50 games to be played at MCU Park even before the Cyclones throw their first pitch.
We recently had a suite cancellation for our July 5th "Salute to Seinfeld Night" (Something about an illness from licking too many envelopes). But their loss is your gain. We've put together an all-inclusive package including guaranteed bobbleheads, t-shirts, steak, drinks and more for 40 people! THERE IS ONLY ONE AVAILABLE SO ACT QUICKLY.
Baseball is more than just a game. It's a way to make learning fun for children. On May 14th, the Cyclones will host their 2nd Annual Education Through Baseball Day, where kids can learn about science, math and english. This year, they can also see living history with an exhibition explaining the evolution of baseball from the Brooklyn Atlantics Base Ball Club.
Every game at MCU Park is filled with fun from the start to finish. But on Sundays, we add a special twist with the amazingly talented and unbelievably enthusiastic Pee Wee's Dance Crew. This group of boys and girls between the ages of 8-12 perform in front of thousands at various games throughout the summer. Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 3rd at MCU Park with registration starting at 10 AM.
Can’t wait to be part of our Seinfeld 25th Anniversary Party on July 5th? Well now you don’t have to! Starting Monday, at 10 AM, fans will be able to purchase our “These Pretzels are Making Me Thirsty” Package including tickets on the Del Boca Brooklyn Rooftop for the July 5th game.
If you haven't renewed your full-season or partial season package for the 2014 season yet, we would like to remind you that in order to receive your personalized ticket book - rather than single game ticket stock - you must renew your tickets by Friday, April 18th. For season ticket holders, you must also renew your plan by that date to receive tickets to Brooklyn Cyclones Night at Citi Field on May 27th.
MCU Park, which has been the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones since 2001, will have a new home team starting on April 13th when the New York Empire, a professional Ultimate Frisbee team and member of the AUDL, start their 2014 campaign against the Toronto Rush. This will mark the first of three home games played at MCU Park for the Empire.
The Cyclones have completely revamped their kids club and are proud to introduce the all-new Tykeclones for the 2014 season. This group offers unparalleled access to Cyclones players, exclusive events, tickets to every Sunday home game and more. Check it out and join the club!
Spring is finally here, and that means baseball season can’t be far behind. After the winter we’ve had, little leaguers throughout the city are chomping at the bit to get back on the field and throw baseballs instead of snow balls. With that in mind, the Brooklyn Cyclones have introduced the all-new “Little Kids, Big Stars” Program to highlight the best and brightest in youth baseball and softball from the five boroughs and Long Island.
MCU Park has been called "The Most Fun Ballpark in America" and the Brooklyn Cyclones Beach Bums are a key factor in making the ballpark come to life. The Cyclones are looking for dancers who would like to perform in front of thousands every night, while also joining the team for promotional and community out reach. Auditions will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 10:00 AM.
How easy is it to find eight games that you could include in a “Domino’s Slice of the Season Flex Plan”? We had eight front office members pick one game that they are excited about this summer. We call it the Front Office Flex Plan. To get your five or eight game plan, call 718-37-BKLYN.
For the first time in franchise history, every Opening Day starting pitcher at every level of the Mets organization is a former Brooklyn Cyclone. From Dillon Gee at Citi Field on down to 2013 Brooklyn Cyclones Sterling Award Winner Rob Gsellman at Savannah, every opening day hurler is a Cyclones alum. Check it out here to see where your other favorite Cyclones from the past are Opening the 2014 season.
While some players take vacations or spend time with their families during the off season, Brandon Nimmo was training with National League MVP Andrew McCutchen, All-Star third baseman Pedro Alvarez and soon-to-be first round NFL Selection Teddy Bridgwater at the IMG Academy in hopes of taking a big step towards achieving his Major League goal during the 2014 season.
The Brooklyn Rooftop offers an unparalleled setting for your summer party. From atop MCU Park, you and your guests have access to unobstructed panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, the lights of the Coney Island Amusements and even the Manhattan Skyline in the distance. Enjoy the million dollar view without breaking the bank.
Kids love to be the center of attention, and at MCU Park we guarantee that they will receive the red carpet treatment that comes along with our special Birthday Party Packages. Tickets start at just $18 and include food, beverage, party favors, invitations and more. Celebrate your child's birthday party without the stress. Just sit back, relax, and watch your son or daughter have the time of their life!
There are few people who are more beloved in the borough of Brooklyn than the great Gil Hodges. Friday, April 4th would have been the former Brooklyn Dodger first baseman and New York Mets manager's 90th birthday. To celebrate this occasion, we are offering a special "Happy Birthday Gil" ticket offer featuring two tickets and a limited edition t-shirt for just $32.
You've waited long enough. So without further ado, we are happy to unveil our Jersday Thursday designs for the 2014 season. This year we've added a soccer jersey as we celebrate the World Cup, a Gil Hodges Jersey (the only #14 that matters), and more to our ever-popular season-long series of giveaways to the first 3,000 fans in attendance at every Thursday game.
In 2004, Dante Brinkley was an offensive force for the Cyclones, batting .316 with six home runs, 30 RBI and 14 stolen bases. After the season, the 23rd round pick from Southwest Missouri State was named a New York-Penn League All-Star. Now he works at Northwestern University and started his own recreational sports league.
V.I.P. Partial Season Plans are a great way for you to experience the fun and excitement of Cyclones baseball without the commitment of a full, 38-game season package. This year, there are six, five-game plans that can fit anyone's schedule, starting at just $75. We also have the eight-game Domino's Slice of the Season Plan which allows you to pick your own games.
Can't wait to get your tickets for Opening Day? Now you don't have to. With the Dublin Double Play, you can purchase Field Box tickets for Opening Day (June 14th) and Irish Heritage Night (July 31st) for $32, and get a limited-edition Brooklyn Irish T-Shirt for free. The offer is valid online only and will be available for a limited time starting Friday, March 14th at 10 AM.
In 2003, Brian Bannister was a post-season all-star for the Cyclones after going 4-1 with a 2.15 ERA. In 2006, he became the first Cyclone to pitch for the Mets. Now? He's a father of two who has begun an entirely different career with a film studio in Phoenix.
The coaching staff for the 2014 Brooklyn Cyclones has been announced and will feature all-new faces for the first time since 2011. Tom Gamboa, who has over four decades of experience in professional baseball, will serve as the manager, while Tom Signore joins the team as the pitching coach. Benny Distefano, who served as the Cyclones hitting coach in 2010, will return to the team in the same role for the 2014 campaign.
Aramark at MCU Park is looking for Non-Profit Organizations (NPO’s) who would be interested in raising funds by working in our Concession Stands for a percentage of the sales. If you have 501(c) status or can become 501(c) registered, you are eligible to join us.
MCU Park has been the home field for the Brooklyn Cyclones since its opening in 2001. Over 100 big leaguers, including the likes of David Wright, Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton and Robinson Cano have taken their cuts on the field and now it's your turn. The Cyclones are offering special pricing for Little Leagues and High Schools who want to make our home field, their home field!
Why sell magazine subscriptions, wrapping paper or other boring tchotchke's for your child's school, when you could be selling "The Most Fun Ballpark" in all of Minor League Baseball? With Cyclones FUNdraising, schools sell Cyclones tickets, get to participate in an in-school assembly featuring King Henry, all culminating with a night at the ballpark while raising money for school programs.
We've had 48 inches of snow this winter, so we thought everyone could use a taste of summer. Take advantage of our "Fuhgeddaboud the Snow" ticket offer for our first-ever weekend day game on July 6th. We promise it won't snow, and the only things that will be ice cold are the beers. For a limited time, box seats to this game will cost just $4.80.
Over the last few months you may have seen some reports in which Brooklyn has been highlighted as being the second most expensive place to live in the United States. Well while the real-estate market has hit an all-time high, there is still some prime oceanfront property on Surf Avenue that's going for a bargain!
Group tickets for the annual Irish Heritage Night at MCU Park are on sale now. Be sure to purchase your tickets early, as this is always one of the most popular nights of the season. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will once again receive a green and gold St. Patrick's Day Jersey courtesy of Budweiser.
On Friday, June 27th the Cyclones will hold their annual Girl Scout Sleepover following the 7:00 PM contest with the Staten Island Yankees. Girl Scout troops will receive a game ticket, Cyclones cap, commemorative patch and will also have access to the sleepover and pre-game parade for just $16 per person.
A trip to see the Cyclones has always been a great way to spend time with family or reunite with friends. This year, the team has created special group packages for Alumni Associations looking to bring together classmates and remininisce about their times on campus.
Group Outings to MCU Park are always a great way to spend a summer night. But we've seen some groups who have thought outside the box to make their ordinary trip to see the Cyclones an extraordinary night that will never be forgotten. Here's a quick run down of five of the most successful ways to spice up your group outing.
The Brooklyn Cyclones and the New York-Penn League have announced that the 10th Annual NYPL All-Star Game will be coming to Coney Island during the Summer of 2014. MCU Park, which hosted the first-ever New York-Penn League All-Star Game in 2005, will once again welcome the best the league has to offer on Tuesday, August 19th.
As we close in on the start of a new baseball season, BrooklynCyclones.com will periodically catch up with some of your favorite players from years past to check in and see what's new. This week, we spoke to Jared King from the 2013 Cyclones. Jared, who was a 5th round selection in the 2013 MLB Draft, hit .314 (32-102) in 30 games at MCU Park this season.
The teams are set, now it's time to start planning your Super Bowl Party and the Cyclones want to help. Anyone who purchases Cyclones Season Tickets or Partial Season Plans will be entered into a drawing to win a catered party for 25 people courtesy of Pig Guy NYC.
MCU Park is the perfect setting for more than just baseball games. Our home has been the setting for corporate parties and meetings, networking events, company team building, charity events, graduations, and more. To find out pricing and availability, please call 718-37-BKLYN.
MCU Park is the perfect setting to enjoy a Summer evening with your friends, family or coworkers. Plus, with all the discounts and additional perks for the 2014 season, there has never been a better time to bring your group to "The Most Fun Ballpark" in all of Minor League Baseball.
New this season are Brooklyn Cyclones Flex Books, which offer a unique way to experience Cyclones baseball. These undated ticket vouchers entitle you to a Field Box Seat for any game of your choosing, with no restrictions. The vouchers come in sets of six and can be used all at once, or spread out throughout the season.