The Region’s First Pro-Baseball Game Will Soon Be Played In Dubai!
The first-ever professional baseball game in the history of the region is coming to Dubai, featuring former stars from the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and more… This looks epic!
Baseball United, the first-ever professional baseball league focused on the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent, has announced that its inaugural event will take place on November 24th and 25th of this year at Dubai International Stadium.
Limited seating is available beginning at 79 AED – Get yours now!
Two Baseball United All-Star teams will go head-to-head in a two-game series
The teams include Major League Baseball legends like Bartolo Colon, Robinson Cano, and Jair Jurrjens.
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Baseball is coming to Dubai, and it’s bringing some big names with it…
Colon, who was selected 16th overall by the Karachi Monarchs in Baseball United’s inaugural Draft, will be the East team’s starting pitcher on Opening Night, November 24th. Colon, the winningest Latin American pitcher in Major League Baseball history with over 247 victories, earning four All-Star selections, and a Cy Young Award in 2005. When he takes the field in Dubai, he will become one of the oldest professional players in history. Colon turned 50 earlier this year.
Cano, who is also a Co-Owner of Baseball United, was selected sixth overall in the Baseball United Draft by the Wolves. Cano, an exceptional second baseman, boasts eight Major League Baseball All-Star selections, two Gold Glove Awards, and five Silver Slugger Awards in a career highlighted by a pivotal role in the New York Yankees’ 2009 World Series triumph.He will captain the Baseball United West All-Stars.
Former MLB All-Star, Jair Jurrjens, will be the starting pitcher for the West All-Stars on Opening Night. Jurrjens, who posted double-digit wins three times for the Atlanta Braves from 2008 to 2011, was selected 10th overall by the Wolves in the Baseball United Draft.
Music, eats, tailgating, and of course… all things baseball
In the lead-up to the Showcase, Baseball United will host a variety of community events, including baseball clinics, meet-and-greets with players, and cultural performances.
Baseball United is committed to growing the game of baseball in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent. The Showcase event is a major step towards achieving that goal.
So if you’re a baseball fan, or just looking for a fun and unique event to attend, be sure to check out the Baseball United Showcase in Dubai on November 24th and 25th.
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Get your tickets today and be a part of history!
Here are a few things to look forward to at the Baseball United Dubai Showcase:
- See some of the best baseball players in the world compete in person.
- Enjoy a weeklong calendar of community events, including baseball clinics, meet-and-greets, and more.
- Experience the excitement of a new professional baseball league making its debut.
- Cheer on your favorite team as the Baseball United East All-Stars and Baseball United West All-Stars battle it out for bragging rights.