September 29, 2016
Contact: Mike Feder
The Sixth Annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta presented by Cox, Desert Diamond and Vantage West will be played on September 29 – October 2 in at Kino Stadium. This year’s event will include theNaranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregon, Aguilas de Mexicali, Tomateros de Culiacan, and the Cañeros de Los Mochis of the Mexican Pacific League (Liga Mexicana Del Pacifico), and theKansas City Royals Future Stars.
“We believe it was essential that we continue this fun-filled multi-national and cultural event in Tucson” said Mike Feder, President of the Mexican Baseball Fiesta. “This tournament includes some of the most popular teams in Mexico. The Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta will continue to be a tradition in Tucson for many years to come. We’re excited that the Mexican Baseball Fiesta continues to grow every year.” Feder joined MBF founder Francisco Gamez and Jack Donovan in forming the Mexican Baseball Fiesta, LLC in 2011.
Tickets for the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta are on sale online at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com as well as the Kino Stadium ticket office. The popular games between Hermosillo and Obregon will now be in the second game of the doubleheader on both Friday and Saturday.
The Mexican Baseball Fiesta is a lot more than baseball. Its music all of the time, live bands following the second game every night, authentic Mexican food, mascots, discount beer on Thursday, kids free on Sundayand a lot more. Here is our promotional lineup:
Thursday, September 29
First Game at 5:30 Game One: Obregon vs. Mexicali
Game Two: Hermosillo vs. Kansas City Royals Future Stars
Promo: THIRSTY THURSDAY presented by La Poderosa - $1 domestic beer and soft drinks from 5:30 to start of the second game
Band: Technobanda La Nogalena and Grupo Elegantes
Friday, September 30
First Game at 5:30 Game One: Culiacan vs. Mexicali
Game Two: Hermosillo vs. Obregon
Promo: eegee’s Kids Night – FREE kids tickets (6-16) are available at all eegee’s locations
Band: La Membrillera from Magdalena
Saturday, October 1
First Game at 5:30 Game One: Culiacan vs. Los Mochis
Game Two: Hermosillo vs. Obregon
Promo: Player & Mascot Appearances at Cox (5441 E. Broadway) from 10 – 12 and O’Rielly Chevrolet (6160 E. Broadway) from 11 – 1
Band: Indomables del Norte
Sunday, October 2
First Game at 3:00 Game One: Obregon vs. Los Mochis
Game Two: Hermosillo vs. Mexicali
Promo: Vantage West Family Day – $10 family vouchers are available at all Vantage West locations (good for up to 8 people)
Band: Grupo Centenarios and Banda Pena Blanca
MASCOTS: Two of the Mexican Winter League teams are bringing their mascots: Beto Coyote from the Naranjeros and Chacho from the Yaquis. They will be performing at all of their team’s home games.
Tickets: The box seats are $15, adult general admission $10 ($9 in advance), kids (6 – 16) & senior citizens general admission $6, kids under six are free. Fans will be able to purchase tickets atwww.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com. The MBF box office at Kino Stadium will open at 10:00 Thursday through Saturday, and noon on Sunday. Tickets can also be ordered by phone by calling (520) 222-1005.
More information on the Mexican Baseball Fiesta, LLC is available at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com.