Break Out The Puffy Shirt: New York Baseball Team Hosts ‘Seinfeld’ Night

Jul 5, 2014 2:53pm
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Ok it's not the Mets, but "Seinfeld" is getting the ultimate baseball honor from another team. (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

While it’s not exactly Festivus, a New York minor league baseball team is hosting the next best thing: “Seinfeld” night.

Tonight the Brooklyn Cyclones are remaking their stadium in Coney Island in honor of the 25th anniversary of “Seinfeld’s” premiere on July 5, 1989.

To honor the ultimate 90′s sitcom, a mailman will throw out the first ceremonial pitch (a reference to notorious postman character Newman). There will be a dance contest for people who can prove they dance as poorly as Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ character Elaine Benes and the players will have to don the infamous puffy shirt during batting practice.

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And if you’re really excited about the legendary faux-Seinfeld holiday Festivus, you even can “air your grievances” at the information table.

But be warned: this is for one night only.

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