The New York Mets have been a big subject and a passion for comedian Jerry Seinfeld all of his life, and now the team he loves is tipping their cap at him and his iconic television series for all the years of Seinfeld tipping his cap at them.
According to The Wrap, the Mets minor league club, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be holding ‘Seinfeld Night’ this July in whig the entire ballpark will be dedicated to all rings Seinfeld.
On July 5, the team is transforming MCU Park into an arena of references to the classic sitcom, starting with renaming the ballpark itself Vandelay Industries Park for one night only. The foul poles in right and left field will be renamed the Festivus Poles, too.
The series regularly mentioned the Mets during it’s run on NBC back in the 1990s and Seinfeld has been a vocal supporter of the team his whole life. He even included numerous cameos form Keith Hernandez on the show and in turn has appeared in the Mets booth with Hernandez more than a few times in his career.
Respect between the Mets and Seinfeld is mutual and that will be on full display in July when the Mets and Cyclones celebrate a night dedicated to a show about nothing.