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Maddon gnome, bobbleheads among Rays giveaways this season

The best part of a new baseball season? A new list of swag and free stuff from the Tampa Bay Rays' promotional schedule! Last year's highlight was the creepy Zim Bear with the face of Don Zimmer. Not be out-creepied, Joe Maddon has been turned into a garden gnome for the Yankees game on April 24. There's also a bobblehead of Astro, Cy Young winner David Price's pet French bulldog, on April 21. Price himself is presented as a figurine on April 6. And Raymond the blue ... whatever ... mascot is a "bobblebelly" for a kids' giveaway Sept. 22.

Here's the complete promotional schedule:

• April 2 vs. Orioles: schedule magnet

• April 6 vs. Indians: David Price Cy Young figurine

• April 7 vs. Indians: Evan Longoria wall cling for kids 14 and under

• April 20 vs. A's: drawstring bag

•April 21 vs. A's: Astro bobblehead for kids 14 and under

• April 24 vs. Yankees: Joe Maddon gnome

• May 12 vs. Padres: Rays flower pot for first 10,000 women

• May 26 vs. Yankees: Rays Snap Watch for kids 14 and under

• June 9 vs. Orioles: Rays rope necklace for kids 14 and under

• June 16 vs. Royals: Jeremy Hellickson headphones for kids 14 and under

• June 26 vs. Blue Jays: Cheer Stix for kids 14 and under

• June 30 vs. Tigers: Matt Joyce race car for kids 14 and under

• July 6 vs. White Sox: Evan Longoria Retro Bobblehead

• July 7 vs. White Sox: Super Zo Utility Belt for kids 14 and under

• July 11 vs. Twins: Cheer Stix for kids 14 and under

• July 14 vs. Astros: DJ Kitty Confetti Globe for kids 14 and under

• Aug. 4 vs. Giants: Rays backpack for kids 14 and under

• Aug. 18 vs. Blue Jays: Rays lunchbox for kids 14 and under

• Aug. 24 vs. Yankees: Moore Cowbell

• Aug 25 vs. Yankees: Jennings the Jet action figure for kids 14 and under

• Sept. 22 vs. Orioles: Raymond "bobblebelly" for kids 14 and under

Maddon gnome, bobbleheads among Rays giveaways this season 02/20/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:53am]
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