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.

Las Montañas de Chattanooga's diversion de la copa uniform

Check out the special Copa de la Diversión uniform.

Photo via @chattlookouts

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 Lookouts transform into Las Montañas de Chattanooga — so named after Chattanooga’s mountainous terrain.

Las Montañas de Chattanooga merchandise for copa de la diversion

They have special merch too.

Photo via @chattlookouts

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 Las Montañas win by attending events and cheering them on during their upcoming three-game series against the Tennessee Smokies. The series goes Wednesday, Aug. 23-Friday, Aug. 25, and all the games start at 7:15 p.m.

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

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