OCESA Presents Inc, the New York-based international promoter division of Mexico-basec Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento SA de CV (BMV: CIE B), brought Major League Baseball (MLB) back to Mexico City’s Foro Sol Stadium, for the second time in three years. The two pre-season games, March 15-16, pitted contentious rivals the New York Mets against the Los Angeles Dodgers, before 37,000 Mexican baseball fans. The games were promoted by OCESA Entretenimiento.
“We are very proud of our relationship with Major League Baseball,” says Phil Ernst, President, OCESA Presents. “This is the second time in three years that we have delivered MLB games to OCESA’s Foro Sol stadium. Along with our heavy concert schedule, we have a great track record promoting major U.S. professional sporting events in Mexico. From Shakira to Mike Piazza, what a month.”
The box office gross for the games was $753,454.27 USD.