MLB to host Star Wars themed games this season


Major League Baseball is teaming up with Disney/Lucasfilm to host Star Wars themed games, this season.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is coming to theaters on December 15, but until then, Major League Baseball is hosting Star Wars Themed games throughout the season, with most participating teams.

On Star Wars Day, May 4, The Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox hosted special Star Wars themed nights, where fans dressed as their favorite Star Wars players and had special Star Wars giveaways. And, this won’t be the only instance MLB and Star Wars will be working together, as teams from across the league will be participating all season, according to

Here’s a list of teams and dates participating in Star Wars-themed special events:

The special Star Wars giveaways will include MLB stars as Star Wars characters. Here’s Atlanta Braves pitcher, R.A. Dickey, as a First Order Stormtrooper:

The San Francisco Giants are giving away special Star Wars 40th Anniversary Madison Bumgarner Jedi baseballs, on 5/26:

And, the Tampa Bay Rays are giving away Kevin Kiermaier X-wing pilot bobbleheads:

You can go to your favorite team’s website in order to purchase tickets to the special Star Wars themed night, and as notes, you can gear up for the game by purchasing your very own MLB and Star Wars co-branded merchandise. 

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