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Major League Baseball Returns to Central London This Weekend for the MLB London Series: Trafalgar Square Takeover

Major League Baseball's London Series

London is set to swing into action this weekend as Major League Baseball (MLB) brings its exciting free-to-attend fan festival back to Trafalgar Square.

As the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies face off in a thrilling 2-game series at London Stadium, fans will be treated to a baseball extravaganza like no other. Welcome to the MLB London Series: Trafalgar Square Takeover!

A Grand Slam Weekend

Kicking off the festivities on Friday night (June 7), baseball legends Chase Utley (Phillies) and Daniel Murphy (Mets) will team up with Gladiators Apollo and Fire for a Home Run Derby in The Cage.

This unique event, supporting Sport Relief, will blend real-life baseball with virtual gameplay, promising an unforgettable experience.

Watch, Eat, Shop, and Play

The MLB London Series: Trafalgar Square Takeover has something for everyone:

WATCH: Catch both London Series games live on three massive screens, surrounded by live DJs, hosts Aimee Fuller and Max Whittle, and a plethora of entertainment.

Prize giveaways and much more will keep the excitement high throughout the weekend.

EAT: A feast of ballpark food with menus inspired by New York and Philadelphia specialty dishes including Nanny BillsTribeca DeliFeed the VillageDan Good PizzaDeluxe DogsHackney and Gelato

SHOP: Pick up exclusive MLB World Tour: London Series merchandise, including headwear from all 30 MLB teams, and other baseball goodies.

PLAY: Test your batting skills in the Batting Boot Camp. With ten batting cages and coaches on hand, you can swing for the fences and feel like a major leaguer.

Ben Ladkin, Managing Director of MLB Europe, expressed his enthusiasm for the event: “We’re thrilled to be returning to Trafalgar Square for what will be a truly unmissable weekend in an iconic London location.

Last year the response was incredible with thousands joining us to experience the festival atmosphere.

Whether you’re a fan or a newcomer to baseball we have something for you – there’ll be food, music, entertainment, and games activities for all ages.”

More Than Just a Weekend

The excitement doesn’t end at Trafalgar Square. In the lead-up to the MLB World Tour: London Series 2024 Presented by Zoom Workplace, MLB has organized a series of activities across London.

Youngsters will get a chance to try their hand at baseball through the First Pitch programme and First Pitch Festival, introducing a new generation to the joys of the game.

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