Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Phils name giveaways, parties, 'dog' dates

Phils name giveaways, parties and 'dog dates'
By REN MCCORMACK (suggestions and comments in red)


Jimmy Rollins and Jamie Moyer bobble figures. "Whammy hands." Two Ballgirls Days with a dunk tank (end up in jail tank). Jewish Heritage Night and Italian Heritage Night. And the return of Hula Night.

Jimmy Rollins and Jamie Moyer bobble figures- Replaces JD Drew and Scott Rolen D Battery night
Hula Night = Exploit Shane Victorino Night

Pre-opener exhibitions: Toronto Blue Jays, 7:05 p.m. March 28, and 1:05 p.m., March 29 (Scouts Day, in which Boy and Girl Scouts can run the bases - if they sign up in advance. Also a Dollar Dog Day.)

Throw Away your Money Night

Opening Day: 3:05 p.m. March 31. Ceremonies, mini NL East Champion pennants.
followed by Swept by the Rockies Night

"Opening Night": 7:05 p.m, April 2. Retro baseball T-shirt giveaway. Also a Dollar Dog Night.) (AKA "Kick off to the 'wait til next year campaign')

Fireworks (in Victorino's pants): July 9, 7:05 p.m.; July 11, 7:05 p.m.

Businessperson's Specials (1:05 p.m. unless noted): April 3 (alternate home uniform debut); April 17; June 5; June 18; July 10; Aug. 7; 4:05 p.m. Sept. 10).

Skip work and get drunk day. Instead of go to work and get drunk day.

Dollar Dog Dates (7:05 p.m. unless noted): 1:05 p.m. March 29; April 2; April 15 ; April 29; May 13; May 26; June 3; Aug. 7; and Sept. 9.

Discount dollar lap dances at Show N' Tell

Rooftop Thursdays: Every Thursday home game has exclusive party area on the Ashburn Alley rooftop. Look for "theme nights" on Phillies ticket page online.

Lee Elia Bleacher Bum Remembrance Night


Ethnic-themed nights (food, entertainment, more): Asian Pacific Celebration, April 18, 7:05 p.m. (Mets); Irish Heritage Celebration, May 16, 7:05 p.m. (Blue Jays); Italian Heritage Celebration, July 12, 7:05 p.m. (Diamondbacks); Hula Night, July 13, 1:35 p.m. (Diamondbacks, features Shane Victorino "Flyin' Hawaiian figure); Jewish Heritage Celebration, Aug. 21, 7:05 p.m. (Nationals); Latino Family Celebration, Sept. 12, 7:05 p.m. (Brewers).

Asian Pacific Celebration - Safeco Field Night
Irish Heritage Celebration/Italian Heritage Celebration Every day in Philly Night
Jewish Heritage Celebration.....ehhh... Wont Go There
Latino Family Celebration= 2007 Met Collapse Remembrance Night

Jackie Robinson salute: April 15, 7:05 p.m. (Astros). (Philadelphia fans reminded salute is not a middle finger)

Appreciation dates: Teacher Appreciation Night, May 2, 7:05 p.m. Mother's Appreciation Day, May 4, 1:35 p.m. Father's Appreciation Day, June 1, 1:35 p.m. Fan Appreciation Day, Sept. 28, 1:35 p.m. (How about Dead Beat Dad's Night? Parole Officer Night?)

Senior Stroll the Bases: June 5, 1:05 p.m. (NOT to be confused with Jamie Moyer Day)

Sound of Philadelphia Celebration: June 20, 7:05 p.m., Philadelphia International Records cohosts event featuring musical performances. (Wish we were Motown Night)

Giveaways: Jimmy Rollins MVP baseball & collectible tin (dip tin featuring the Dude), for fans 14 and under, April 12, 7:05 p.m. (Kids' Opening Day); NL Champions cap (Rockies?), for children 14 and under, April 13, 1:35 p.m.; schedule magnet, all fans, April 16, 7:05 p.m. ; Jamie Moyer bobble figure, for all (senior citizen) fans, April 30, 7:05 p.m.; Chase Utley Growth Chart (sick), for children 14 and under, May 3, 7:05 p.m. (Youth Baseball Celebration includes young players in pregame parade); adjustable visor, for women 15 and over, May 4, 1:35 p.m. (Mother's Appreciation Day); Paint-the-Phanatic Figurine, for children 14 and under; May 18, 1:35 p.m. (Phanatic's Birthday); Fightin' Phils Cap (700 Level Fan Appreciation), for all fans, May 27, 7:05 p.m.; men's cap (mushroom?), for men 15 and over, June 1, 1:35 p.m. (Father's Appreciation Day); Jimmy Rollins MVP bobble figure, for all fans, June 4, 7:05 p.m.; delivery truck, for children 14 and under (they dont have licenses yet), June 17, 7:05 p.m.; Back-to-School Lunch Pail (philly stopped providing school lunches?), for fans 14 and under, Aug. 24, 1:35 p.m.; 2009 schedule magnet, for all fans, Sept. 28, 1:35 p.m. (Fan Appreciation Day). (Thanks fans, here's a .10 cent magnet)

For more information, go to www.phillies.com huggingharoldreynolds.com

1 comment:

GM-Carson said...

very nicely done bro