FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A brand new Fort Wayne TinCaps hat designed by Marvel and New Era is now on sale. Fans can purchase this one-of-a-kind hat at The Orchard Team Store at Parkview Field and on TinCaps.com.
TinCaps players and coaches will wear the red hat, which features a heroized version of mascot Johnny TinCap, during a 2023 season game at Parkview Field. The date of the “Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond” game, as well as other promotions, will be announced later.
The Orchard Team Store is regularly open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. The recently restocked orchard will also have extended hours of operation during the holiday season. See the schedule below.
The TinCaps are one of 96 Minor League Baseball teams set to compete in “Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond” series next year. All 96 clubs will wear full uniforms with Marvel-designed logos for at least one themed game in 2023 and 2024.
TinCaps/Marvel themed t-shirts are also available.
The TinCaps posted the following:
Fans can follow the MiLB-Marvel collaboration by visiting MiLB.com/marvel to see each new logo and learn more about the multi-year partnership. Fans should also follow #MiLBxMarvel on social media platforms.
“We are thrilled to partner with Marvel and that our fans now have the chance to get these unique new hats,” said Michael Limmer, Vice President of Marketing and Promotions for TinCaps.
Meanwhile, the TinCaps are also offering a special holiday drink sampler, in conjunction with locally owned Hop River Brewing and Five Star Distributing.
The San Diego Padres-affiliated TinCaps are scheduled to begin their 2023 High-A Midwest League season on Thursday, April 6 at West Michigan, while Opening Day at Parkview Field is set for Tuesday, April 11 (6:35 p.m.) against Cleveland. Lake County captains affiliated with the Guardians. Fans can already book group outings and purchase subscription plans. Click here for the full schedule and for more ticket information.
The Orchard Team Store at Parkview Field Festive Season Overtime
- Wednesday, Nov. 23: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Parkview Field Holiday Fireworks presented by Pizza Hut)
- Friday, Nov. 25: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 26: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday, December 9: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, December 10: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Friday, December 16: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, December 17: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Friday, December 23: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, December 24: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 27: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.