Mark your calendars now! Fan favorite giveaways are back on the Rocket City Trash Pandas promotional calendar! During the 2023 season, the team will host five bobblehead giveaway nights at Toyota Field, as well as the first ever Trash Pandas Garden Gnome.
These come in addition to the weekly promotions, with each day of the week bringing a different fun element to the ballpark experience. The first giveaways for the 2023 season include:
Tuesday, April 18 – Logan O’Hoppe Bobblehead, presented by Trustmark: The bobblehead features O’Hoppe in his catching position and will be given out to 1,500 adults ages 18 and up ahead of the 6:05 p.m. game against the Biloxi Shuckers.
Currently the top prospect in the Los Angeles Angels organization, O’Hoppe was acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies in a deadline deal last August. Once he landed in Rocket City on August 4, he blasted off for the rest of the season with 11 home runs, 33 RBI, and a .473 on-base percentage to lead the Southern League in all three categories. Afterwards, he was rewarded with his first career promotion to the Angels in late September, becoming the 15th former Trash Pandas player to debut in the big leagues for the Angels.
Sunday, April 23 – Sprocket On The Move Bobblehead, Presented by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau: This bobblehead features Trash Pandas mascot Sprocket in his signature all-terrain vehicle and will be given to 1,000 kids ages 17 and under before the 2:35 p.m. game against Biloxi.
Tuesday, May 16 – Bryce Teodosio Inside-The-Park Home Run Bobblehead, presented by SportsMED: Commemorating the most iconic home run in Trash Pandas history, this bobblehead will be given away to 1,500 adults ages 18 and up before the 6:35 p.m. contest against the Birmingham Barons.
On June 19, 2022, Teodosio ran his way into Trash Pandas history. With the score tied against Montgomery in the seventh inning, he crushed a fly ball to deep right field that bounced off the wall. As it rolled away from the right fielder, Teodosio circled the bases at full speed, diving headfirst into home with the first inside-the-park home run in Rocket City history. The homer gave the home team a 2-1 lead in a game they would win 7-2, clinching the first playoff berth in team history as North Division First Half Champions.
Tuesday, June 20 – Chase Silseth Garden Gnome, presented by Waynes Pest Control: The…