While the Major League side of collecting this week looks to be very light, the Minors take center stage as the hobby continues . Here’s this week’s lineup:
Los Angeles Dodgers 5/20/09 Casey Blake – The bearded wonder is the subject of LA’s first bobblehead of the year.
Trenton Thunder 5/20/09 Phil Coke – First 2,000 6 and over – Have a Coke and a smile!!!.
New Hampshire Fishercats 5/22/09 David Ortiz – First 2,000 – Another from Red Sox Nation but never played for the Cats, just against them.
Seattle Mariners 5/22/09 Felix Hernandez – First 20,000 – King Felix continues to rack up the resin figures.
Somerset Patriots /22/09 Travis Anderson Figurine – First 1,000 – Scored the game winning run enroute to the Patriots 4th Atlantic League title.
Stockton Ports 5/22/09 Chris Carter – First 1,000 – A’s got this prospect as part of the Dan Haren deal from the Dbacks.
Buffalo Bisons 5/23/09 Darryl Strawberry – First 4,000 – Buffalo’s first Met AAA bobblehead, which means no team history, just parent club history.
Quad Cities River Bandits 5/23/09 Pete Kozma – Cardinals first round pick in 2007.
St. Paul Saints 5/23/09 Al Franken/Norm Coleman Spinning “Count” Dual – First 1,000 – What a way to combine a Sesame Street character with one of the more confusing mayoral elections ever. Gee thanks Minnesota…First Jesse the Body Ventura, now this mess!!
Once again my travels take me to Trenton this week for the debut Coke bobblehead. Can’t wait to take it to the Stadium the next day to have him sign it live!!
The hobby lives on at http://thetruebobbleheadboard.yuku.com . Stop in, post and trade with us. It’s as easy as registering for an account.