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.

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Check out the special Copa de la Diversión uniform.

Photo courtesy of the Timber Rattlers

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 Timber Rattlers transform into Los Cascabeles — so named because it translates into “jingle bells,” another way to describe the rattlesnake’s warning sound. Hold onto your hats. This year, the Cascabeles uniform will change to a new lime green palette.

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We’ll take one in every color.

Photo courtesy of the Timber Rattlers

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 Cascabeles win by attending events and cheering them on at one of these upcoming games:

  • Los Cascabeles vs Lansing Lugnuts | Wednesday, June 21 | 12:10 p.m.
  • Los Cascabeles vs Quad Cities River Bandits | Friday, Aug. 25 | 6:40 p.m.

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

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