Sunday Will Be Black Panther Day At Worcester Red Sox Game

By Tiffany Williams – 

Last week the Worcester Red Sox announced that they will be among the Minor League Baseball teams selected to participate in the “Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond” event series for the next three seasons.  

In their six-game series against the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, Tampa Bay Rays), Worcester will on  Sunday, August 7, wear special Black Panther jerseys.  First pitch at Polar Park is at 1:05 p.m.

In a statement the Worcester Red Sox said, “Fans who dress as a Super Hero on August 7 will win prizes.  Special Black Panther-inspired WooSox shirts will be sold in the team store.  In addition, fans will enjoy a character appearance from Black Panther, who will interact with mascots Smiley Ball and Woofster the WonderDog.”Good tickets are still available at, the Polar Park Ticket Office, or by calling (508) 500-1000.  Fans may reach Group Experience Coordinator Alex Choi at  And for more information, fans can go to

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