Celebrate Baseball Season with the 7 Best MLB 2016 Giveaways
April 10, 2016 |
With the excitement of Opening Day 2016 giving way to a new MLB season, fans are ready to get back into the baseball swing of things. While seasoned fans attend games to watch their favorite teams obliterate the opposition, the MLB is constantly looking for ways to get new people into the bleachers. What helps? Fun giveaways and eccentric theme nights. Just take a look at any team’s promotional schedule—you’ll see everything from Star Wars Night to Peanuts Night.
Regular and prospective fans can all get behind a creative giveaway, and these seven MLB 2016 giveaways are no exception. Perhaps these unique products can inspire your next promotional giveaway.
1) New York Yankees – R2D2 Yankees Knit Cap
Like I said, everyone is about Star Wars these days thanks to the movie revival and the impending next film in the series. I still have (and proudly wear) my Star Wars-themed shirt from a Philadelphia Union game. Take your next headwear promotion to the next level with a pop culture spin.
2) Cleveland Indians – 1976 Navy Jersey
Everyone loves a throwback, and fans take advantage of the chance to collect jerseys. Even if you don’t work in baseball, imagine the joy your clients will feel when you give them a branded jersey to sport.
3) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim – Trout Wall Catch Figurine
Big moments are meant to be celebrated, like Mike Trout’s catch against the Seattle Mariners. Fans attending the game will receive this perfect reminder of a job well done, and your fans can celebrate with your own personalized moments.
4) Tampa Bay Rays – Laundry Hamper
Let’s face it: people are messy. The Tampa Bay Rays are giving their patrons the chance to clean up their act in style with this hamper, and your clients might appreciate the gesture as well. Check out these laundry bags for some ideas.
5) Pittsburgh Pirates – Free Shirt Friday
If there’s one thing that fans love, it’s T-shirts—especially free T-shirts. The Pirates are aware of this, and they’re giving the people what they want with branded T-shirts on certain Fridays during the season. Give your employees something to look forward to with a fun weekly giveaway, like free T-shirts.
6) Minnesota Twins – Twins Umbrella
We’ve all been there: you’ve got tickets to your favorite team’s home game for the week, and it suddenly starts to rain. With nothing to cover you, you’re forced to retreat to the concession stands. With this umbrella, however, you can stay right where you are and support your team regardless of the weather. For your next outdoor or golf event, give your attendees something they’ll actually need, like these umbrellas.
7) Los Angeles Dodgers – Justin Turner Chia Pet
Talk about a unique giveaway—the Dodgers are giving fans are chia pet for 2016. Give your clients the gift of green with these plant-based products.