By Jerry Del Priore
For fans of the 2004 movie Napoleon Dynamite, Jon Gries, who played Uncle Rico in the flick, will be making an appearance at MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, on July 24th at 7:00 p.m., as the team celebrates Way Back Wednesday.
Additionally, the Cyclones, the short-season Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will be handing out Uncle Rico Bobbleheads as part of their 2000s night, only available through their special online package at BrooklynCyclones.com.
Gries also starred in Men in Black (1997) with Will Smith and The Rundown (2003) with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Seann William Scott, as well as his recurring role as Roger Linus on the TV show Lost. Plus, he played the resident homeless guy on Seinfeld.
So don’t forget to Vote for Pedro, and the Cyclones, of course.