Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Thor, Groot and many more may soon appear at a Syracuse Mets baseball game.
Minor League Baseball announced a three-year partnership with Marvel Entertainment on Wednesday called “Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond.” The Mets and 95 other MiLB teams will host at least one Marvel superhero-themed match in seasons 2022, 2023, and 2024; teams will wear special edition Marvel branded jerseys on the field while other Marvel-themed activities and promotions will take place throughout the game.
“The Syracuse Mets are all affordable, family-friendly entertainment and the opportunity to partner with Marvel for the next few years is a sure way to bring more fun to our fans at the historic NBT Bank Stadium,” Jason added. Smorol, general manager of Syracuse Mets.
The Syracuse Mets haven’t announced when their Marvel superhero parties will be held or which characters could be a part of their events, but the comic book giant is home to dozens of big names featured in titles like “The Avengers.” “,” Guardians of the Galaxy “and” X-Men “.
Marvel has announced that it will create a “Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond” comic book for baseball fans that will be distributed to participating MiLB stadiums throughout the partnership. Co-branded products “and other surprises” will be unveiled early next year.
“MiLB’s new partnership with Marvel Entertainment brings together two historic brands that create memories that are passed down from generation to generation,” said Kurt Hunzeker, vice president of business operations for Minor League Baseball. “The possibilities of this partnership are endless and we look forward to some incredibly creative content, products and promotions. “
The Syracuse Mets, the AAA branch of the New York Mets, will play 144 regular season games in 2022. Opening day is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5 at NBT Bank Stadium against the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
The 96 MiLB teams participating in the Marvel Partnership include the Aberdeen Ironbirds, Albuquerque Isotopes, Amarillo Sod Poodles, Arkansas Travelers, Asheville Tourists, Augusta GreenJackets, Beloit Snappers, Biloxi Shuckers, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, Birmingham Barons, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Buffalo Bisons, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Charleston RiverDogs, Charlotte Knights, Chattanooga Lookouts, Clearwater Threshers, Columbia Fireflies, Columbus Clippers, Corpus Christi Hooks, Dayton Dragons, Daytona Tortugas, Delmarva Shorebirds, Durham Bulls, El Paso Chihuahuas, Erie Seawolf, Eugene Emeralds AquaSox, Piper de Fayetteville, Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Fresno Grizzlies, Frisco RoughRiders, Great Lakes Loons, Greensboro Locusts, Greenville Drive, Gwinnett Stripers, Harrisburg Senators, Hartford Yard Goats, Hickory Crawdads, Hillsboro Hopegs, Hudson Valley Hopegs Indians of Indianapolis, Inland Empire 66ers, Iowa Cubs, Jersey Shore BlueClaws, Kannapo lis Cannon Ballers, Lake County Captains, Lake Elsinore Storm, Lansing Lugnuts, Las Vegas Aviators, Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Louisville Bats, Lynchburg Hillcats, Memphis Redbirds, Midland RockHounds, Modesto Nuts, Montgomery Biscuits, New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Norfolk Tides Arkansas Naturals , Oklahoma City Dodgers, Omaha Storm Chasers, Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Portland SeaDogs, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, Reno Aces, Richmond Flying Squirrels, Rochester Red Wings, Rocket City Trash Pandas, Rome Braves, Round Rock Express, Sacramento Red RiverCats, Sox, Salt Lake Bees, San Antonio Missions, San Jose Giants, Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Somerset Patriots, South Bend Cubs, Spokane Indians, Springfield Cardinals, St. Lucie Mets, St. Paul Saints, Stockton Ports, Sugar Land Skeeters, Syracuse Mets, Tampa Tarpons, Toledo Mud Hens, Tri-City Dust Devils, Tulsa Drillers, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wichita Wind Surge, Winston-Salem Dash, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Worcester Red Sox.
For more information visit milb.com/events/marvel.
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