LOVE this promotion from the (very) Independent League St. Paul Saints. Their giveaway is a huge trash-talking delight featuring the Astros’ mascot Orbit in a garbage can, offering the sage wisdom “Do Not Steal”.
Sure to be a sought after collectable and absolutely will draw fans to the ballpark….but most of all, this is sure to get people talking.
From the press release:
The St. Paul Saints won “a piece of metal” in 2019, claiming their first championship in 15 seasons. If things go according to plan in 2020 there will be plenty of sunny days, sweeping the clouds away, ahead. The baseball world may be buzzing about off-season scandals, but none of that goes on at CHS Field. Borrowing a page out of everyone’s favorite public access TV show, the Saints July 31st game will be brought to you by the letter “C” and “S.” While everyone knows Oscar the Grouch, the Saints will introduce a new character, Astro the Grouch.
The first 1,500 fans that walk through the gates on Friday, July 31 will receive a unique talking bobblehead, Astro the Grouch. Astro, who lives in a trash can, has baseball antennas making it easier for him to pick up radio and TV frequencies. With a simple push of a button Astro will let you know, with a bang or two, what pitch is coming – once for a fastball and twice for a curveball. Sometimes he’ll just tell you what’s coming by saying, “fastball” or “curveball.”
One…two…three…three bangs on the trash can, ah ah ahhh. If you’ve ever had your cookies stolen causing you to turn into a monster or your kids were cheated out of their rubber ducky during bath time, which should be lots of fun, then the Saints have the perfect day for you. All kids in attendance will be treated to a two-inning fun workshop on why cheating and stealing are bad.
- All kids in attendance will be treated to a two-inning fun workshop on why cheating and stealing are bad.
- Saints will have tattoo artists on hand to help finish off the perfect ink job, whether it’s your child’s name, a simple letter, or even an asterisk.
- Lawyers will be on hand for your emotional scars should you seek retribution for the time and energy you put into rooting for your favorite team.
- A replica trophy will be on hand to take photos with or hoist above your head.
— St. Paul Saints (@StPaulSaints) February 25, 2020