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Minor League Baseball’s ‘Copa de la Diversión’ Hispanic Fan Engagement Initiative Expands to 72 Teams for 2019

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today revealed an expanded roster of 72 teams set to participate in its “Copa de la Diversión,” or “Fun Cup,” a season-long event series in 2019. The cornerstone of MiLB’s U.S. Hispanic/Latino fan engagement initiative, “Copa de la Diversión” established an innovative new platform authentically connecting MiLB teams with their diverse communities, embracing the culture and values that resonate most with Hispanics/Latinos nationwide.

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The #1-Ranked Copa de la Diversion Name that Almost Didn’t Happen

Last summer, Burl Yarbrough, president of the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), received a text from his general manager, Dave Gasaway.  After collaborating with fellow staffers, Gasaway probed Yarbrough about becoming the Flying Chanclas and join 32 other clubs in the MiLB initiative Copa de la Diversion, or “Fun Cup.”  Yarbrough delivered an initial terse response: “Nope.”  Read more here.  View full branding here.  View SI rankings here.

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MiLB Unveils On-Field Brands for “Copa de la Diversión”

Minor League Baseball has revealed the on-field identities of the 33 teams participating in its new “Copa de la Diversión” (“Fun Cup”) season-long event series this season.  Copa de la Diversión serves as a key component of MiLB’s “Es Divertido Ser Un Fan” (“It’s Fun to be A Fan”) Hispanic fan engagement initiative.  View press release here.  Read translations of MiLB Copa de la Diversión on-field brands here.

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MiLB Expanding Hispanic Fan Engagement Initiative with National Event Series

Minor League Baseball® (MiLB™) today announced the launch of “Copa de la Diversión,” or “Fun Cup,” a season-long event series specifically designed to embrace the culture and values that resonate most with participating teams’ local U.S. Hispanic/Latino communities.

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