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Holy home run. Or is that holy Star Jones-style chutzpah? A couple has managed to land about $80,000 worth of sponsorships for their wedding at a Brooklyn Cyclones home game. Flowers are covered by 1800Flowers, cake by Grandma's Secrets in Harlem, Diageo will create a special wedding drink, and more. Caroline Fisher, a radio station sales manager marrying marketing consultant Dave Kerpen, told Ad Age, "It was an idea that both met our needs romantically in terms of getting married on the field and at a baseball stadium, which we love, and simultaneously doing what we love, which is putting together promotions and selling them." Well, we can only guess that the sponsors will call them repeatedly over their honeymoon to ask them about make-goods. The Fisher-Kerpen nuptials will be on July 8, at home plate when the game ends - and Tien Mao is probably available for a wedding cake eating contest.

June 20 is opening day for the Cyclones - and they are playing against the Staten Island Yankees. Before the home opener, the Cyclones are also doing the insanely amazing "longest first pitch" in history by have a pitch go through "247 traffic lights, 15 left turns, and 10 right turns throughout Brooklyn, from Borough Hall to KeySpan Park." And the Brooklyn Cyclones say they are looking for "fresh ideas" to bring people into the stadium. Hmm - maybe we should look into booking the stadium for a bris, confirmation ceremony and/or birthday party.

Photograph by Tien Mao