Posts Tagged: QUIRKY MINOR LEAGUE PROMOTIONS

DARTH MAUL

The Brooklyn Cyclones Are Doing Another Star Wars Night With Sith Jerseys And Bird Jedi

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The Brooklyn Cyclones are bringing back Star Wars Night, and this time they're bringing Jedi bird bobbleheads and Darth Maul jerseys.

BALLPARK PROMOTIONS

The Brooklyn Cyclones’ ‘Seinfeld’ Night Is Real And Will Be Spectacular

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The Brooklyn Cyclones are honoring the 25th anniversary of 'Seinfeld' on July 5 with a very special night of events.

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The Durham Bulls Have Unveiled Their 'Star Wars' Uniforms For An Upcoming Game

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The Durham Bulls will host another 'Star Wars' night, but this time players will be wearing some awesome R2D2 jerseys.

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So It's Come To This: The Kalamazoo Growlers Are Wearing Jerseys Made Entirely Out Of Selfies

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The Kalamazoo Growlers of the Northwoods League are reaching new lows with a SALUTE TO SELFIES night and jerseys covered in fan selfies.

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Find Waldo (And Probably Penises) On The Stockton Thunder ‘We Paint The Ice Night’ Ice

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The Stockton Thunder of the ECHL held an event allowing kids to paint their playing surface, and on 1/3 they'll seal it up and play on it.

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Lehigh Valley IronPigs To Fan: ‘Congratulations On Your Upcoming Death’

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The Minor League Lehigh Valley IronPigs had a CELEBRATION OF LIFE night, featuring a funeral giveaway to a man with Lou Gehrig's Disease. No, seriously.

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Video: A Woman Rejected A Totally Real Marriage Proposal At A Minor League Game

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This video of a woman <a href="http://www.thebiglead.com/index.php/2013/08/05/guy-proposes-at-minor-league-baseball-game-girl-says-no-but-is-it-a-hoax-video/" target="_blank">rejecting her boyfriend’s marriage proposal</a> at a New Britain Rock Cats game last week has to be fake.

Baseball

A Minor League Team Wants Fans To Tweet Their Hot Dogs For Anthony Weiner

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Oh how Minor League Baseball loves courting controversy with the most salacious of promotional events.

2ND AMENDMENT NIGHT

The Huntsville Stars Have Canceled 'Second Amendment Night.' Thanks A Lot, Liberal Media

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In case you missed it yesterday, the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/07/a-minor-league-baseball-team-is-hosting-second-amendment-night-with-a-gun-raffle" target="_blank">Huntsville Stars minor league team had planned a ballpark promotion called “Second Amendment Night,”</a> featuring free admission with an NRA membership and a bunch of gun raffles.

BOBBLEHEADS

Enough Already With The Manti Te’o Jokes

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It has been <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/01/oh-you-knew-that-the-internet-was-going-to-have-fun-with-manti-teo#page/1" target="_blank">a little more than four months</a> since that insane Deadspin article blew open one of the most absurd hoaxes in sports, at least in this Internet era, as it revealed that Lennay Kekua, the reported dead girlfriend of Notre Dame star Manti Te'o, was the fabrication of a man named Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.

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Let The Wookiee Win: The Toledo Mud Hens Are Wearing Chewbacca Jerseys

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The Toledo Mud Hens are celebrating Star Wars on May 4 and 5 by wearing Chewbacca jerseys.

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Behold, The Kinda-Racist Rockford IceHogs ‘Los IceHogs’ Poncho Hockey Jersey

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"Fiesta" your eyes on the Los IceHogs jersey, a special-occasion alternate for the AHL Chicago Blackhawks affiliate Rockford IceHogs.

GODDAM HIPSTERS

Hey, Remember That Brooklyn Cyclones Hipster Night?

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Back in May, we told you about <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/hipster-night-at-the-ballpark-whatever">the Brooklyn Cyclones’ incredible plan to celebrate America’s independence</a>, by honoring the people who care the least about everything – hipsters.

Baseball

Hipster Night At The Ballpark? Whatever

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One of the first things that I plan to do whenever I eventually visit New York City for the first time ever is get 200 lap dances in a row at Rick's Cabaret.

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The Reading Phillies Will Entertain, Possibly Kill You With Their New Home Run Derby

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It's not really fair to say that a Minor League Baseball team with a performing, five-member mascot band and a hot dog vendor who is half ostrich has "lost" their mind, but it's safe to say the Reading Phillies have been consistently out of it for years and the Baseballtown All-Star Home Run Derby is the next harrowing step of their descent into madness.

Baseball

Pine Tree Loses Its Nuts

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If you're familiar with our <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/a-guide-to-recognizing-your-mascots">A Guide to Recognizing Your Mascots</a> series (specifically the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/03/a-guide-to-recognizing-your-mascots-northwest-league">Northwest League</a> edition) you're familiar with Eugene Emeralds mascot "Sluggo", a chatty, lime-green bear with abandonment and voyeurism issues.

Baseball

No Longer Looking Forward to the Weekend

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You know a meme has outstayed its welcome when Minor League Baseball teams start using it for promotion.

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Vegan Sports News Update: Bacon at the Ballpark

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Or as I like to call it, "Brandon Throwing Up at the Ballpark.


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