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Promotions Watch: Bobbleheads and Gnomes Part I

Few giveaways make for better collectibles than bobbleheads and garden gnomes, both of which are popular promotions in Major League and Minor League Baseball. As the regular season approaches, Promotions Watch will highlight some of the most notable bobblehead and gnome giveaways in both circuits during the two-part series. This week will feature the majors, […]

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Promotions Watch: Ballpark Beers

Over the past several seasons, the bond of beer and baseball has grown, thanks to teams embracing the growth of the craft brewery industry. In the latest Promotions Watch, we highlight some of the most recent developments in this trend, including the growing numbers of clubs rolling out team-branded brews. (more…)

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Promotions Watch: Preseason Exhibitions

Many Minor League Baseball teams are offering fans the opportunity to take in a game before Opening Day on April 9 by including preseason exhibition games in their schedules. Headlined by five games that pit Minor League teams against their Major League parent clubs, these contests are discussed in this week’s Promotions Watch. (more…)

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Promotions Watch: Spring Training Trinkets

While spring training games are often associated with the return of baseball, fans who look closely can find good promotions throughout the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues. These events — giveaways, ticket specials and grand openings — are the focus of our latest Promotions Watch. (more…)

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