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Dodgers to give away Hello Kitty bobblehead on July 1

Mar 15, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT

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This may not quite placate fans missing Hiroki Kuroda. At least not those male and over 12.

The Dodgers announced Thursday that the first 50,000 fans through the gates on July 1 would receive a Hello Kitty Mini Bobblehead. But that’s not all. Not even close:

In addition, Hello Kitty and her friend Keroppi® will make a special appearance at the Viva Los Dodgers Day festival held in lot 6 two hours prior to game time and Hello Kitty will also throw the ceremonial first pitch.

Even this is still only a fraction of the excitement planned for this year. Remember, Dodger Stadium’s 50th Anniversary presented by State Farm will be celebrated all season.

  1. cltjump - Mar 15, 2012 at 6:43 PM

    Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse….

    • mirmz - Mar 15, 2012 at 8:15 PM

      “Hello Kitty Bobblehead Night,” otherwise known as “Frank McCourt’s Last Big ‘Fuck You, Los Angeles’ Night.”

  2. hittfamily - Mar 15, 2012 at 7:01 PM

    This has nothing on a Zim Bear.

  3. marshmallowsnake - Mar 15, 2012 at 7:06 PM

    There are going to be a lot of leftover bobble-heads….

  4. pkswally024 - Mar 15, 2012 at 7:15 PM

    Hahaha. The dodgers suck.

  5. proudliberal85392 - Mar 16, 2012 at 12:47 AM

    I remember when Bat Day and Ball Day were the big promos in LA. Of course, the Dodgers also had real ownership and great teams. Oh well, at least they still have Vin Scully.

  6. cup0pizza - Mar 16, 2012 at 3:36 AM

    And the best pitcher & position player in baseball.

  7. polnika - Mar 16, 2012 at 4:37 AM

    The last person leaving Dodger Stadium “Please Turn Out the Lishts”

    • polnika - Mar 16, 2012 at 4:46 AM

      Damm when I went to correct the spelling of lights….it blinked…and could not correct….it should have read

      The last person leaving Dodger Stadium “Please Turn Out the Lights”

  8. theotherfamousamos - Mar 16, 2012 at 8:12 AM

    Wow. What is this all about?

    I guess it’s a ploy to get young girls invested in the team now that most actual baseball fans have given up on the Dodgers?

    Hey I’m 3,000 miles away from Los Angeles so I won’t be there.

    But my four year old daughter would have the time of her life if I took her to a ballgame and Hello Kitty threw out the first pitch, made an appearance in the parking lot, and we got a couple of bobbleheads to take home. I’d even suffer through a Dodgers game for her.

  9. stex52 - Mar 16, 2012 at 9:55 AM

    If you bring your little girl to the game, here is how it will go:

    1. Go early to see the Hello Kitty.
    2. Get the bobblehead.
    3. Get her some popcorn.
    4. Tell the guy behind you to watch his mouth in front of your daughter.
    5. Get her some cotton candy
    6. She’s bored. Leave the game with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the third inning. Two minutes before the grand slam.
    7. Wonder what you were thinking of.

    • gloccamorra - Mar 17, 2012 at 5:48 PM

      Sounds like the voice of experience.

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