The Staten Island Advance published an article about the Staten Island Yankees’ plans to bring fans out to the ballpark for their 15th anniversary season.
“We are dedicated to affordable family fun and entertainment,” Staten Island Yankee CEO Steven Violetta told reporter Tom Wrobleski. “People are going to see a different product this year.”
On opening night, Friday, June 13th, the Staten Island Yankees will attempt to set a world record for most people wearing fake mustaches in one place. They will hand out fake mustaches in an attempt to top the current mark of 2,700. Other world record attempts are planned throughout the season.
There will be a number of other promotions, too, according to the article. One which will undoubtedly appeal to some of you more than me is the June 18th “Salute to Bacon.”
This year’s Staten Island Yankees team will be managed by Mario Garza, with Tim Norton serving as pitching coach and Ty Hawkins as the hitting coach.
I haven’t made it to Brooklyn or Staten Island since the end of the 2012 season. Maybe that will change this year, though I’m not in a position to make plans for the summer at the moment.
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