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Kino Stadium is expected a packed house the next four days as popular pro baseball teams from Mexico (which also include American players suiting up for winter ball in Latin America) hit the field in Tucson for another round of "pre-season training" in the Old Pueblo.


Here's more from the Mexican Baseball Fiesta's Press release:

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 the Naranjeros 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 the Kansas 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 Sunday and 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 - $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 at www.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

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