After nearly 400 submissions in the design a ball art contest, and even more of a turnout for the online portion of voting of the five finalists - finally a winner was selected. Due to the overwhelming turnout of support and a neck-and-neck race in the unique voting, the Cyclones have decided to name TWO Winners in the design a ball art contest. Joshel Xiedeng from P.S. 101 and Bridget Deluca from St. John the Bapitst will each have theirt art transformed into a giveaway item on August 28th vs. Hudson Valley. There will be 1,500 baseballs of each design given away at the game.
In addition, all five finalists in the contest will be honored prior to the game on June 22nd and have their artwork displayed in the ballpark.