Mohegan Sun Announces Sports Bar Sponsorship Within the New Yankee StadiumFriday, May 02, 2008, 3:34:27 PMUNCASVILLE, CONN (May 2, 2008) – Mohegan Sun announced today a three-year sponsorship agreement for a Mohegan Sun themed sports bar during the 2009-2011 seasons.
The Mohegan Sun themed sports bar will occupy an area known in the existing Yankee Stadium as the “Batters Eye,” and will be located directly behind center field and above Monument Park, providing fans with a bird’s-eye view of the field. The 4,900-square-foot sports bar will have a capacity of 322, including approximately 132 ticketed seats positioned within a glass-enclosed section. The Sports Bar is one of many areas within the new Yankee Stadium that will also be utilized for corporate events and business functions on non-game days.
“Mohegan Sun is extremely pleased to be a part of the new Yankee Stadium,” said Mitchell Etess, president and chief executive officer, Mohegan Sun. “This is an outstanding opportunity and we are thrilled to be associated with the best name in baseball.”
“We are excited to continue our long-term relationship with Mohegan Sun in the new Yankee Stadium and look forward to our fans enjoying the Mohegan Sun Sports Bar,” said Michael J. Tusiani, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, and Corporate Sales & Sponsorships.