Staten Island Yankees partner with YokeyPokey to offer MiLB's first season-long virtual reality suite experience

By Staten Island Yankees | April 6, 2018 10:37 AM ET

STATEN ISLAND- New to Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George for the 2018 season, the Staten Island Yankees are partnering with YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club to provide Minor League Baseball's first season-long virtual reality suite experience.

"Offering unique family-friendly experiences is what the Staten Island Yankees and Minor League Baseball are all about," said Ian Fontenot, Director of Communications & Entertainment for the Staten Island Yankees. "Our team is thrilled to partner with YokeyPokey to provide a fresh and engaging element to the game day experience at Richmond County Bank Ballpark. I can personally attest to how much fun YokeyPokey's product is."

The virtual reality experience is available as a $500 add-on to the team's $1000 luxury suite offering which comes with 20 tickets and a $400 food & beverage credit. YokeyPokey will provide a library of family-friendly games perfect for both children birthday parties and corporate outings alike. And for the VR rookies, a customer experience provider will be there to guide you along the way. One VR suite is available for all 38 Staten Island Yankees home games and is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. To inquire about renting a VR suite, fans can call the Staten Island Yankees front office at 718-720-9265.

"We are excited to work with the Staten Island Yankees baseball team to bring virtual reality to the stadium," said George Casseus, Business Development Manager for YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club. "VR is new, fun and futuristic, and the Staten Island Yankees are really forward-thinking and innovative in creating an even more immersive sports experience. The guests are going to love this!"

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YokeyPokey brings VR to everyone through private parties and events, team and corporate outings, fundraisers or just walk in to our location a block away from Barclays Center. We cater the experiences to our guests and their passions. Fighting zombies, becoming the next race car driver, traveling the world, or stepping into a painting that you created yourself are just some of the unique adventures our visitors experience through VR gaming and 360-degree videos. VR is new, fun, memorable, and makes your dreams a reality. Kids, teens and adults welcome! Visit us at www.YokeyPokey.com or at 537 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

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The Staten Island Yankees are the Single A-Short Season Affiliate of the New York Yankees and play at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George. The Staten Island Yankees are six-time New York-Penn League Champions (2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2011).

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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