Baseball Team To Hold 'Imaginary Friend' Night

Reported by: Ian Preston
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/18/2013 10:47 pm
       A professional baseball team in Kentucky is using the Manti Te'o hoax has an opportunity to bring fans to their games.

      The Florence Freedom of the Independent League (Boone County), says they're going to hold an 'imaginary friend' night for their May 23rd game.

      The organization says the first one-thousand fans to attend the game will get free 'Manti Te'o girlfriend' bobble head dolls.

     The box the bobble head comes in will be empty.

     The organization says they'll also reserve a section of the stadium for fans to sit with their 'imaginary friends and spouses.'

     An air guitar contest and imaginary food fight will also take place during the game, along with mock 'kiss cam.'

     The Lexington Legends organization says they liked the idea and says they were waiting for a minor league to come up with such an idea.

    They say the whole point of such promotions is to 'push the envelope' to gain media attention and and fans to games.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
Witnesses Record Standoff In Richmond Saturday Night
Two men saw the standoff in Richmond Saturday night between multiple law enforcement agencies and 29-year-old Jesse Aaron Gibbons, and recorded it. Troopers said Gibbons died on the way to the hospital. Video Video
Judge: Too Late to Sue for Misdiagnosis of HIV
A big court ruling involving a Lexington man who claimed UK doctors mistakenly told him he was HIV positive only to find out nearly a decade later, he wasn’t. Video Video
UPDATE: Suspect Shot To Death By Police Identified
The Fayette County Coroner released the name of the man shot and killed by police after a shootout in Richmond Saturday night. Video Video
UPDATE: Suspect Shot By Police Had Criminal Record
Court documents showed that a suspect killed in a shootout with police had been previously arrested for domestic violence. The Fayette County Coroner said Jesse Gibbons had been shot several times Saturday night before he died. Video Video
Five Arrested In Laurel County Drug Bust
Five people were arrested Saturday morning after deputies found they had drugs in their home. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.