Archive for: Promotions

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Apr 19th, 2011

TODAY IN UNUSUAL PROMOTIONAL ITEMS.

This, my friends, is what the Mariners gave out to fans. Free compost. The promotion was distributed as fans left the ballpark – “Especially in light of an 8-3 loss to Detroit,” says the friend who sent me this image – but I would hate to think about what the Citi Field parking lot would look like if someone decided this would be a good idea out in Flushing.… [more]

May 27th, 2008

CONTEST WINNERS!

As they say, misery loves company. As chosen – without input – by TBF, the winners of the DVD contest are Jessica Bader and Ray Stillwell. (Ray, you will be pleased to know that he went to the trouble of verifying that your game did indeed have the historical footnote you claimed it did.) Could you both email me a snail mail address? The winning entries follow: Jessica Bader: July 2, 1999. Fireworks Night, against the Braves. I am 13 years old, and I am with my parents and my younger brother. It is disgustingly hot and humid, and the only thing worse than the weather is the game.… [more]