Bobblehead mania in ’13

News from the Brewers’ promotions department:

The Milwaukee Brewers will include 10 All-Fan Bobblehead Dates on the promotional schedule during the 2013 season. All bobblehead dates are scheduled on Sundays and the collectibles will include current and former players.

The first bobblehead, presented by Robert Haack Diamonds, will feature leadoff batter Norichika Aoki on the first Sunday of the season – April 7 against the Diamondbacks. Aoki led all National League rookies in stolen bases (30) and tied for the NL rookie lead in hits (150) and outfield assists (8) while ranking among the leaders in numerous statistical categories. The second bobblehead is scheduled for April 21 against the Cubs when former first baseman George Scott—presented by Toyota—is featured with his five Gold Glove awards as a Brewer from 1972-76.

On May 5 against the Cardinals, the Brewers will pay tribute to the Minor League Milwaukee Brewers, who played in the American Association from 1902-52. Corey Hart—presented by Kwik Trip—will be showcased in a 1913 Brewers uniform to honor the 100th Anniversary of the team’s first American Association championship. The American Association Brewers won eight pennants during their 51 seasons of existence. A Ryan Braun bobblehead, which will honor his 40/30 season in 2012, is set for May 26 vs. the Pirates and is presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Braun followed up his 2011 MVP season with 41 home runs and 30 stolen bases to become just the ninth member of Major League Baseball’s 40/30 Club. This will be the third Brewers bobblehead for Braun (also 2008 and 2009).

Carlos Gomez will get his first Brewers bobblehead, presented by Time Warner Cable, on June 9 against the Phillies. The collectible will include Gomez in a Cerveceros uniform (“Cerveceros” is the Spanish translation for Brewers and the team has worn Cerveceros uniforms during the Cerveceros Day celebration in each of the last seven seasons). The Brewers will host Polish Heritage Day on June 23 against the Braves and all fans will receive a Klement’s Famous Racing Sausage Polish Bobble, presented by Klement’s Sausage. Polish Sausage will be featured wearing a “Piwowarzy” jersey, which is the Polish translation for Brewers.

The first player in MLB history with a 40/30 season was Hank Aaron as a member of the Milwaukee Braves in 1963. He finished that season with 44 home runs and 31 stolen bases. On July 7 against the Mets, a Hank Aaron bobblehead will commemorate his 40/30 season in a Milwaukee Braves uniform. It marks the third Aaron bobblehead to be given away at Miller Park (also 2002 and 2010). Harvey Kuenn, who was named American League Manager of the Year in 1982 after leading the Brewers to the World Series, will be featured with a bobblehead on August 4 against the Nationals.

The month of September will include a pair of former outfielders – Gorman Thomas and Ben Oglivie. Thomas was the first player selected by the Seattle Pilots in the first round of the 1969 June Draft and as such, his bobblehead will feature him in a Pilots uniform on September 1 against the Angels. On September 15 against the Reds, Oglivie will round out the bobblehead schedule. This will mark the first full-size Brewers bobblehead of the three-time All-Star.

2013 Brewers Bobblehead Schedule

Sunday, April 7 Norichika Aoki
Presented by Robert Haack Diamonds — Arizona Diamondbacks 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 George Scott (holding 5 Gold Gloves)
Presented by Toyota — Chicago Cubs 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, May 5 Corey Hart (in 1913 Brewers uniform)
Presented by Kwik Trip — St. Louis Cardinals 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, May 26 Ryan Braun (40 HR/30 SB season)
Presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board — Pittsburgh Pirates 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, June 9 Carlos Gomez (in Cerveceros uniform)
Presented by Time Warner Cable — Philadelphia Phillies 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, June 23 Polish (wearing Piwowarzy uniform)
Presented by Klement’s Sausage — Atlanta Braves 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, July 7 Hank Aaron (40/30 season in 1963 Braves uniform)
Presenting sponsor TBA — New York Mets 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, August 4 Harvey Kuenn
Presenting sponsor TBA — Washington Nationals 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 1 Gorman Thomas (in 1969 Seattle Pilots uniform)
Presenting sponsor TBA — LA Angels of Anaheim 1:10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15 Ben Oglivie
Presenting sponsor TBA — Cincinnati Reds 1:10 p.m.

A complete promotional schedule for the 2013 season will be announced at a later date.

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