Inspired by one infamous night, the Charleston RiverDogs (the Single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees) hosted "Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It" Saturday night.
Why "2," you ask?
On July 12, 1979, the Chicago White Sox held Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park. Bill Veeck, who owned the White Sox at the time, was known for his wild promotions, and Disco Demolition Night may have been his most notable one.
Fans brought disco albums to blow up to a doubleheader between the White Sox and Detroit Tigers. Things got a bit out of hand when the demolition began after the first game, and the second game was eventually forfeited after the explosion and rowdy fans ruined the field.
"Disco Demolition 2" was driven by the team's dislike for Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus. RiverDogs general manager Dave Echols, via the team's official website, added: