On “Bob Ross Night,” a initial 1,000 fans in assemblage will accept a bobblehead featuring a iconic painter embellished out in a Tortugas jersey. This outlines a initial time that a Tortugas have ever staged a bobblehead giveaway.
“It’s been a whirlwind,” pronounced Tortugas boss Ryan Keur. “We reached out to Bob Ross’ substructure [Bob Ross Incorporated], and they were so excited. They gave us accede to use Bob Ross’ name and do a bobblehead. They’ve played an constituent purpose in all a small pieces, transforming this into a full day of Bob Ross activities.”
Those “little pieces” embody a “Bob Ross Happy Little 5K,” that will take place Saturday morning. Keur remarkable that, around a run, there will be eight-foot canvases during that competitors can stop and paint. Fans can also pointer adult for a $35 sheet package that includes diversion tickets, a bobblehead and a pregame portrayal category taught by approved instructors wearing Bob Ross wigs.
“It usually continues to take off,” pronounced Keur. “[Tuesday] we’re introducing a sheet package with a Bob Ross T-shirt, and we consider a Bob Ross Chia Head we have in a bureau will be creation an appearance. We’re also phenomenon a tree planting on a [ballpark] riverwalk that will be dedicated to Bob Ross. We’ll have lookalike contests around a game, and Bob Ross DVDs as prizes.
“Theme nights are cool, though you’ve unequivocally got to acquire them,” he concluded. “This is one we’ve had circled for a prolonged time, and we’re happy it’s usually a few days away.”
Coming Soon! We’ve usually usually begun, of course. What follows is a thorough, nonetheless by no means exhaustive, list of other important Minor League Baseball promotions holding place this week.
July 13: The Delmarva Shorebirds are giving divided “Mystery Bobbleheads.” According to a team, “mystery” in this box means “random bobbleheads from other sports teams, universities, companies, etc.”
July 14: The Shorebirds are once again giving divided bobbleheads, and this time there’s no mystery. The initial 1,000 fans by a gates accept “Vintage Manny Machado” undulating figurines.
The Hartford Yard Goats compensate reverence to a NHL’s late, lamented Hartford Whalers around their initial “Whalers Alumni Weekend.” The Yard Goats, whose group colors anxiety a Whalers, will wear Whalers thesis jerseys. And, of course, a brood of alumni from a gone NHL authorization will make appearances during a ballpark.
It’s Christmas in Jul in Kane County, and a Cougars are celebrating by giving divided Cousin Eddie bobbleheads to a initial 1,500 fans in attendance. Cousin Eddie, of course, was an unforgettably wanton impression in a classical comedy National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
During his 1999-2002 reign as a Memphis Redbirds player, Stubby Clapp endeared himself to fans around his gusto for onfield behind flips. Clapp’s now a Redbirds manager, and a group is profitable loyalty to his acrobatic ways with a “Stubby Clapp Backflip bobblehead.”
The Richmond Flying Squirrels theatre “Yacht Rock Night,” a reverence to a light, spacious and impeccably constructed song of luminaries such as Hall and Oates, Steely Dan and Toto. Yacht Rock tank tops will be distributed, and Yacht Rock reverence rope Three Sheets to a Wind will take a theatre before to that evening’s game.
July 15: The premier date on a Charlotte Knights’ promo calendar has finally arrived. As partial of a wide-ranging loyalty to Carolina barbecue, a group will fit adult as a “Pitmasters.”
There’ll be copiousness of bells and whistles during a Frisco RoughRiders’ “Retro Game Show Night,” that includes campy, egotistic thesis jerseys mimicking a cultured of ’70s diversion shows. Bob Eubanks, best famous for hosting The Newlywed Game, will be a evening’s guest of honor.
Jason Heyward‘s biggest grant to a 2016 Chicago Cubs usually might have been a inspirational debate he gave to his teammates during a sleet check in Game Seven of a World Series. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, unapproachable Cubs associate that they are, are giving divided a Jason Heyward “King of Rain Delays” articulate bobblehead. It stays to be seen if this articulate tiny chronicle of Heyward can enthuse a Pelicans — or anyone — to victory.
July 16: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ post-game fireworks are billed as a “Kosher Kaboom.” What creates fireworks kosher? They are being shot off on a Sunday night and can therefore be enjoyed by Sabbath-observing Jewish fans.
July 17: The Lake Elsinore Storm theatre “Nothing Night,” a non-promotional thought that they originated and has given been copied by other teams. On “Nothing Night,” there are no tickets, promotions, mascots, between-inning contests, song or PA announcements. Once these remaining sum are eliminated, all one is left with is baseball.
Andrew Benintendi bobbleheads will be distributed by a Portland Sea Dogs, representing a final square in a team’s interlocking “Win, Dance, Repeat” Red Sox outfield triumvirate.
July 18: It’s “Track Night” with a Tri-City ValleyCats, highlighted by a placement of Chad Brown bobbleheads. Brown, who has roots in a Tri-Cities (New York) area, is one of a many successful equine trainers of all time.