Pokémon Go is taking over the world, and the Pawtucket Red Sox are getting on board.
The PawSox are the latest Minor League Baseball team to host a Pokémon Go Night, allowing fans to stay after Sunday’s 1:05 p.m. matchup against the Charlotte Knights at McCoy Stadium to play the game. Fans can play on the warning track, in the bowl seats and on the main concourse.
“Pokémon Go is currently the No. 1 rated app in the iTunes App Store, and its booming popularity will be a big hit with PawSox fans this weekend,” PawSox senior vice president and general manager Dan Rea said in a press release. “McCoy Stadium is loaded with all kinds of Pokémon, ensuring that this coming Sunday will be a day to remember.”
The PawSox hold a run the bases event every Sunday, so the Pokémon Go festivities will start once the runners are off the field, and players will have approximately one hour to catch ’em all. Fans who can’t attend the game but still want to see the variety of Pokémon living at McCoy Stadium can buy $5 tickets and enter the stadium through Gate B after the game.
Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly gave the event his stamp of approval, too.
Thumbnail photo via Instagram/pawsox
Thumbnail photo via McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket
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