Big League Stew

  • Altoona Curve introduce Jabba the Hutt jerseys for Star Wars night

    Chris Cwik at Big League Stew1 hr ago

    Star Wars jerseys have become quite the popular promotion among minor-league clubs. Last season, we saw at least four teams wear uniforms inspired by characters who existed a long time ago in a galaxy far away.

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    With the usual suspects already getting their own jerseys, the Altoona Curve decided to take a different approach to Star Wars night. 

    We told you it was different... #JabbatheHutt gets his own jersey for our @starwars night on 5/30. #StarWars (1/2) pic.twitter.com/XDG0LfGonD

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  • Sean Doolittle's girlfriend will buy your tickets to A's Pride Night

    Chris Cwik at Big League Stew3 hrs ago

    As part of their special events this season, the Oakland Athletics recently introduced Pride Night. Pride Night will "celebrate the Bay Area's LGBTQ community." Partial proceeds from the event will benefit a non-profit charity supporting the LGBTQ media arts.

    After hearing about the promotion, some fans decided they did not want to attend the game, and would rather sell their tickets. Enter Eireann Dolan, girlfriend of A's reliever Sean Doolittle. 

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    Dolan put up a post on her website, telling Athletics' fans that she will buy their tickets if they don't want to go to Pride Night. 

    A’s fans; if attending a baseball game on LGBT Pride Night makes you at all uncomfortable, it is probably a good idea to sell your tickets. And I have the perfect buyer. ME!

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