Minor League Baseball Team’s Funeral Giveaway Less Hilarious When Fan With ALS Wins

Minor League Baseball Team’s Funeral Giveaway Less Hilarious When Fan With ALS Wins

Minor league baseball teams will try all sorts of stunts to get attention, mostly because blogs and news outlets like to write about these wacky stunts. (Guilty as charged.) One team recently gave away a prepaid funeral to one lucky fan. That’s nice and all, but the winner was a man diagnosed a few months ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and was chosen by essay contest. Essay contest? [More]

Rejected Marriage Proposal At Baseball Game Just A Publicity Stunt

Rejected Marriage Proposal At Baseball Game Just A Publicity Stunt

Surely you’ve asked yourself when seeing a flashy public marriage proposal, “what would happen if the person being asked said ‘no?'” The marketing peeps over at baseball’s minor-league New Britain Rock Cats wondered the same thing. So they staged a fake proposal during a fan trivia contest to find out how the crowd would react…and to get the video shared far and wide. [More]

Baseball Team Offers Flatulence Filters To Go With All You Can Eat Games

Baseball Team Offers Flatulence Filters To Go With All You Can Eat Games

We love Minor League Baseball. Cheap tickets, sloppy play, and fun stadiums (our New Orleans Zephyrs boast a pool, a levee, and a “party shack”) make for a great spring or summer day. Minor League games are also known for their ridiculous promos and giveaways, and the Lake Elsinore Storm have made a natural pairing: fans who come to their all-you-can-eat Fat Tuesday games will also receive Subtle Butt, a “flatulence filter” that attaches to one’s underpants.

Krispy Kreme Concession Stand Marriage Made in Hell

Krispy Kreme Concession Stand Marriage Made in Hell

“The Gateway Grizzlies are proud to announce that they will be adding a new concession item to GMC Stadium for the 2006 season.