How would you like to have one of the shining moments of the Cubs’ 2015 season immortalized in bobblehead form?
Well, you’ll get your chance if you’re one of the first 10,000 fans in the gates at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, July, 5.
Anthony Rizzo “Tarp Catch” Bobblehead highlights the Cubs’ promotional schedule in 2016. It is one of five bobbleheads that will be handed out to fans in 2016 as part of the team’s giveaway schedule. Jake Arrieta (Wed. July 20 vs. Mets), Kris Bryant (Mon. Aug. 1 vs. Marlins) and Joe Maddon (Tue. Aug. 16 vs. Brewers) will join Rizzo with that distinction.
Who could it be?
You can check out the full promotional schedule here. As for some (non-bobblehead) highlights:
- Sat., April 30 vs. Reds — Ron Santo Replica Statue: You know the one outside on the corner of Sheffield & Addison? But in a take-home size.
- Mon. May 30 vs. Dodgers — Ryne Sandberg Retired Number Flag: Couple this giveaway with Sandberg’s return to the Cubs Convention, plus his ultimate return to the organization, and it’s cool to have the Hall of Fame second baseman back into the fold.
- Wed. July 6 vs. Reds — 1916 Cubs Replica Throwback Jersey: The Cubs-Reds series has three straight giveaway, including a throwback jersey. That year wasn’t a particularly good season for the Cubs (67-86), but it was the team’s first season at Wrigley Field. The throwbacks could look sharp if this logo via sportslogos.net is accurate.
The Cubs also have six Bud Fridays scheduled for the bleachers on May 27 (Phillies), May 17 (Pirates), July 15 (Rangers), July 29 (Mariners), Aug. 12 (Cardinals) and Sept. 2 (Giants).