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Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta starts Thursday at Kino Stadium

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The "Vamos a Tucson" Mexican Baseball Fiesta kicks off this Thursday at Kino Stadium. 

Scores of current, past & future major league system baseball players take part in the "winter leagues' and Mexican League baseball every year.  We have the complete schedule and more from the "Visit Tucson" and other organizers below.  Also, here's more from past stories at KVOA:

The Seventh Annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta presented by Cox, Desert Diamond and Vantage West will be played on October 5 - 8 at Kino Stadium. This year’s event will include the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Yaquis de Obregon, Aguilas de Mexicali, and the Cañeros de Los Mochis of the Mexican Pacific League (Liga Mexicana Del Pacifico), and the Cincinnati Reds 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 box office, which opens at 10:00 daily. The popular games between Hermosillo and Obregon will be played 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, October 5   

First Game at 5:30               Game One:     Obregon vs. Mexicali

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Cincinnati Reds Future Stars

Promo:          THIRSTY THURSDAY - $1 domestic beer and soft drinks from 5:30 to start of the second game

Band:               La Picosa and Grupo Conducta

Friday, October 6               

First Game at 5:30               Game One:     Mexicali vs. Cincinnati Reds Future Stars

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 and La Banda Llegamaz de Guamuchil Sin.

Saturday, October 7  

First Game at 5:30               Game One:     Mexicali vs. Los Mochis

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Obregon

Band:               Freddy Vega

Sunday, October 8 

First Game at 3:00               Game One:     Obregon vs. Mexicali

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Los Mochis

Promo:          Vantage West Family Day - $10 family vouchers are available at all Vantage West locations (good for up to 8 people)

Band:               Le Llegadora Banda Sinaloense

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, 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) 222-1008. One ticket is good for both games of the doubleheader each day. A Clear Bag Policy will be in effect per Pima County (flyer is attached).

The Mexican Baseball Fiesta has pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. All Hermosillo games will be broadcast live on Facebook at Telemax Sonora.

More information on the Mexican Baseball Fiesta, LLC is available at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com.  

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