Category Archives: Promotions

Video: Australian Baseball League Ad – Baseballs Attack Aussie City!

The Australian Baseball League (ABL), which is co-owned by Major League Baseball and the Australian Baseball Federal, started its second season in November. The Brisbane Bandits create a humorous ad in which baseball meteors knocking off some of the city’s … Continue reading

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Video: Rockies Jimenez License Plate Commercial Expires with Trade to Indians

Major League Baseball created a funny commercial  playing off of Colorado Rockies pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez unique name. Uh-oh. After 2010’s amazing season, during which Jimenez threw a no-hitter and was 15-1 at the All-Star Break, it was rather unimaginable the … Continue reading

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Halloween in August: Memphis Redbirds Unveil Creepy Jerseys for a Good Cause

I believe I’ve found my Halloween costume. The Memphis Redbirds will be wearing some freaky uniforms in a couple of weeks for a good cause. On Saturday August 13, the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate will host Organ Donor Night … Continue reading

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Video: Oakland A’s Host MC Hammer Bobblehead Day!

As part of their 80s Day promotion, the Oakland A’s honored Stanley Burrell, more commonly known as MC Hammer, prior to their series finale with the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Hammer, who has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, … Continue reading

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Funny Videos: Vancouver Canadians Parody “Major League” for Ticket Promotion

The Vancouver Canadians released a new ticket promotion that parody’s the great baseball comedy “Major League,” called “Major League Savings.” (One wonders if not for Charlie Sheen and his antics this year, if this 20+ year old movie would be … Continue reading

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Video: Cirque de Solei Performer Flips and Twists Before Tossing First Pitch at Padres Game

Cirque du Solei performer flips before delivering the first pitch at Monday’s game between the San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals at Petco Park. It’s strike! Sign him up

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Funny Video: Fan Clotheslines Minor League Baseball Mascot

This video captures one of the reasons why I love minor league baseball – stupid human tricks. Fan participation on such a goofy, yet creative way, has been mastered by the marketers of minor league teams.  The Triple-A New Orleans … Continue reading

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Will Chicago Fans Refrain from Tossing White Sox Groundskeeper Bobblehead on the Field?

Here’s a unique twist on bobblehead day promotion. On June 12th, the Chicago White Sox will be giving away bobbleheads of Rogger Bossard, the heads groundskeepers for the club and a member of the organization since 1967 — he started … Continue reading

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Video: Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia Sandwich ESPN Commercial

It’s all about the Laser Show! Watch these New Hampshire deli employees put some serious thought into the ingredients for a sandwich that is worthy of Boston Red Sox All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia. So what sandwich meat do you think is … Continue reading

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Viral Video: Keenan Cahill Performs “Dynamite” with SF Giants Brian Wilson & Cody Ross

YouTube viral star Keenan Cahill, who has a rare genetic disease called MPS Type 6, recently filmed a video with San Francisco Giants players Brian Wilson and Cody Ross performing Taio Cruz’s hit, “Dynamite” in support of an upcoming fundraiser … Continue reading

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Pictures: SF Giants Tim Lincecum Pilots Red Bull Flight

Friday afternoon San Francisco Giants starter Tim Lincecum took one of the Red Bull planes out for spin from tiny Santa Rosa Airport in California. Twenty years from now, can you imagine if we’re calling him Pilot Lincecum? See more … Continue reading

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Video: Twins Joe Mauer Sings in ‘Explore Minnesota’ Advertisement

Joe Mauer is a true homer. In this just released advertisement “Explore Minnesota” commercial promoting tourism in the state, Mauer appears at the 0:40 mark to sing his tribute to the North Star State. (I recommend you skip to his part, … Continue reading

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Call TMZ! Bryce Harper Linked to Miss Utility

Bryce Harper was optioned to the Hagerstown Suns, the Washington Nationals class ‘A’ squad, earlier this week. While the rookie was disappointed he didn’t get more time playing with the big boys down on the Space Coast, it didn’t take long for the Sun’s savvy marketing department to take … Continue reading

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Have a Coke and an IronPig? Phillies Triple-A Club Featured on Coke Bottles for Charity

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (one of my favorite minor league team names) announced that the local Coca-Cola bottler has released a commemorative one-liter Coke bottle featuring the IronPigs logo and design. The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Lehigh Valley will donate $1 … Continue reading

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Halter Top Day: Best Promotion Ever

Back in the 1970s, when the Minnesota Twins were owned by wild man Calvin Griffin, they gave away halter tops emblazoned with, yes, the word “Twins”. And those were the days when you knew what was real. If anyone has pictures from … Continue reading

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