How to celebrate baseball with Copa de la Diversión

We dive into what the Copa de la Diversión series is and the history behind this event which lasts the entire season of Minor League Baseball.

A player rounds the bases while wearing the Dorados uniform for Copa de la Diversion

Check out former player Jason Vosler in the Copa de la Diversión uniform.

Photo by Caleb Hanna

Minor League Baseball fans know that baseball season means it’s time for Copa de la Diversión (or “Fun Cup”) — a season-long event series designed to “connect teams with their local US Hispanic communities.”

For special games and events, the River Cats transform into Los Dorados — so named as a play on “the Golden State.” Los Dorados logo also features a luchador playing baseball.

Copa de la Diversión began in 2017 with four teams in Charlotte, Durham, Visalia, and Las Vegas. The next year, it expanded to 33 teams and added a little competition. The 2018 winner? The attendance-record-breaking Mariachis de Nuevo México in Albuquerque.

This year, 90 MiLB teams will compete to be crowned campeón based on ballpark experience, community engagement, and philanthropic impact.

Help Los Dorados win by attending events and cheering them on at one of these upcoming games:

  • Los Dorados vs Salt Lake Bees | Tuesday, May 9 | 6:45 p.m.
  • Los Dorados vs Las Vegas Aviators | Tuesday, June 6 | 6:45 p.m.
  • Los Dorados vs Tacoma Rainiers | Tuesday, July 18 | 6:45 p.m.

Just be sure you’re representing your team in style.

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