Originally written on Diamond Hoggers  |  Last updated 11/18/14
I remember the day when bobblehead days at stadiums were so sacred that people were camping out like a day in advance to land Ichiro’s first bobblehead and my dumbass showed up at 10 AM in Cincinnati for a 7:35 PM start time (that will clue the die hards that it was at Old Riverfront Stadium) just to land Adam Dunn’s first bobblehead. The Reds beat the Padres 9-0 that night, and I harassed the living ******* out of Bubba Trammel from my upper deck seat during batting practice. The things children do in boredom. It kind of cheapified the whole thing for me when I found out the first 20,000 fans got the Dunn bobblehead that day – I was a rookie to the experience and thought it would be some type of exclusive thing and there wouldn’t be enough and I would have a rare artifact on my hands in the form of a baseball collectible. And when I got in the stadium there were Dunn bobbleheads laying in the aisle ways, people were taking four and five home somehow. My car broke down that night on...
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