Archive for August 25th, 2008

This Week in Bobbleheads Part 14

September is near, which means rosters expanding to 40 men in MLB, minor league baseball playoffs are upon us, as well as their promos coming to a screaching halt. MLB still has September as a major player in the bobble world. Follow all the action here as well as the only accurate bobblehead trading board in the hobby today at http://thetruebobbleheadboard.yuku.com .

Here is the week leading up to Labor Day:

Auburn Doubledays 8/25/08 Jerry Koosman – Famed 1969 Met in his Single A jersey.

Portland Seadogs 8/25/08 Clay Buchholz – First 2000 – How convenient that the Red Sox dropped him to AA in time for this promo.

West Michigan Whitecaps 8/26/08 Lew Chamberlain/Denny Baxter Double – First 1,000 – These are the guys that brought baseball to Western Michigan.

Atlanta Braves 8/27/08 Tim Hudson -First 15,000 – Huddy’s first NL bobble.

Houston Astros 8/29/08 Brad Ausmus – Late season fan vote bobble. No outfit with this one.

Brockton Rox 8/27/08 Armand Columbo – First 1,000 – Famed High School football coach gets his due.

Everett Aquasox 8/27/08 “Fitz in the Morning” (Radio DJ) – Everett Washington’s favorite morning DJ.

New Hampshire Fishercats 8/27/08 Clay Buchholz – Another Lowell Spinner piggyback with a NH local sponsor no doubt.

Norfolk Tides 8/27/08 BJ/Justin Upton, Michael Cuddyer (Set of 3) – The set of Hometown Heroes gets given to a lucky 200 fans in attendance.

Rochester Redwings 8/27/08 Joe Altobelli/Cal Ripken Double – First 2000 – The Redwings celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Orioles World Series win with a double bobble of the Ironman and his manager.

Lansing Lugnuts 8/28/08 Travis Snider Bronze Statuette – Could possibly be a September callup by the Jays.

Delmarva Shorebirds 8/29/08 Nick Markakis -Delmarva is the only Orioles team besides Bluefield in the Appy League that hasn’t done Markakis yet.

Missoula Osprey 8/29/08 Hal Fraser – Local Bankworker gets the honor.

Oakland A’s 8/29/08 Jack Cust – From Newark to Bobble Legend, go figure!!!

Pittsburgh Pirates 8/29/08 Richie Zisk – Another Lumber Company series bobble.

Williamsport Crosscutters 8/29/08 Boomer (Mascot) – I wonder who’s bigger, Boomer or Rhashan the customer service guy?

Cleveland Indians 8/30/08 Asdrubal Cabrera -Back in the Indians good graces to play out the string and get a figure.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8/30/08 Dinger/Deuce Double (Mascots) – They entertain the fans now both get on a bobble together.

Quad Cities River Bandits 8/30/08 Rick Ankiel – Pitcher turned outfielder continues his great comeback as a bobble.

Sacramento Rivercats 8/30/08 Presidential Bobble Election – Fans Vote – Late add-on of a non Goldklang Group poll.

Tampa Bay Rays 8/30/08 James Shields Figurine – Leading the AL Division winners to their first playoff birth.

Wilmington BlueRocks 8/30/08 Michael Tucker – Won the fan vote poll.

Boise Hawks 8/31/08 Scott Dorval – Winner of the Hawks online bobble poll.

Brooklyn Cyclones 8/31/08 PeeWee (Mini) (Mascot) – Named after the former Dodger Pee Wee Reese.

Trenton Thunder 8/31/08 Joba Chamberlain Statue – Follows the Wang in statuette form.

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