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The New Britain (CT) Rock Cats, double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, held their “Christmas In July” promotional night last night. Along with watching the team play in the absolutely atrocious Santa uniforms you can see below, the first 1,000 fans received a free scarf…because scarfs are awesomely useful in the middle of July.
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If this isn't an example of a minor league baseball promotion than I don't know what it is.The Double-A affiliate for the Minnesota Twins, the New Britain RockCats, hosted "Christmas in July Night" on Monday.Players donned Santa-suit uniforms with the words "HO HO HO" on the back while the first 1,000 fans received winter scarves.Woo hoo!Via MLB Cut4
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