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Hot dogs, green grass and a great atmosphere for families -- use your MetroCard to get to the ballpark for affordable minor league baseball and some breathtaking ocean views.

Brooklyn Cyclones

Photo of Cyclones Stadium

Swipe your MetroCard and take the D, F, N, or Q train to Coney Island/Stillwell Avenue or the B36, B68, B74, or B82 bus to MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. The Cyclones play in the New York-Penn League and are the Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets. The stadium is steps from the beach and boardwalk, and is a fun and affordable way to enjoy a summer day. Tickets range from $8-;$16 with special deals that include food vouchers, and Friday and Saturday evening games end with an oceanfront fireworks display. For the Cyclones home schedule, tickets and more information, call 718-449-8497 or visit www.brooklyncyclones.com.

Staten Island Yankees

Staten Island Yankees Stadium Photo

Across the Narrows in Staten Island, the Cyclones archrival, the Staten Island Yankees play at scenic Richmond County Bank Ballpark. The Single-A affiliate of the Bronx Bombers, the Staten Island Yankees offer great minor league baseball along with the most spectacular views of lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and New York harbor. Tickets range from $14 to $16 and the Yankees also offer great deals that include a ticket, food, and a baseball cap for $9 per person for a family of four. Fireworks follow every night game Thursday-Saturday.

Richmond County Bank Ballpark is located on the most northern tip of Staten Island, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Take the 1 train to South Ferry or the R train to Whitehall Street and hop on the Ferry to Staten Island. The stadium is a short walk from the terminal. If you're already in Staten Island, hop on the Staten Island Railway to St. George or take one of the nearly two dozen bus routes that make their way to the terminal. For the SI Yankees home schedule, tickets and more information, call 718-720-9265 or visit www.siyanks.com.

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