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2013: Year of the Bobblehead

The Milwaukee Brewers (via social media) announced just now that there will be a total of 10(!) all-fan bobblehead doll giveaways next season.

They are inviting fans to play along in a guessing game of sorts where the Bernie Brewer twitter account (@Bernie_Brewer) will post a silhouetted image of the subject of the bobblehead in the morning with some clues. You play along by tweeting back with your guess and a #GUESSBREW hash tag.

Then, later the same day via various official Brewers social media outlets, the subject will be revealed.

The official webpage for the revealing is: http://milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com/mil/fan_forum/bobbles.jsp, but I’ll keep track of them all right here as well.

We can easily see that there will be one sausage bobble as has been the norm the last several years.

The schedule of reveals is as follows:

  • Bobblehead #1: CLUE: This Brewer will turn 31 in January of 2013. – Guess: Norichika Aoki – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #2: CLUE: This Brewer played his entire career in the AL. – Guess: George Scott – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #3: CLUE: Wore a Brewers uniform his entire career. CLUE: Has played in 14 career postseason games. – Guess: Corey Hart – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #4: CLUE: Wears a number that has been worn by a total of 20 players in team history.  Silhouette Only Guess: Ryan Braun (Updated: Still guessing Braun. http://brewernation.mlblogs.com/2012/06/09/milwaukee-brewers-uniform-number-history-8) – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, May 26, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #5: Silhouette Only Guess: Carlos Gomez – CLUE: The player is active on Twitter. – Guess unchanged. – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, June 9, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #6: Silhouette Only Guess: Polish Racing Sausage – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #7: CLUE: Today’s featured player began and ended his career in Milwaukee. CLUE: Played his first and last all-star game with Milwaukee. – Guess: Hank Aaron – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, July 7, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #8: CLUE: Features a Wisconsin native. Guess: Only three Wisconsinites are famous enough to warrant a bobblehead at this point. One (Bob Uecker) had one last year. That means that this should be either Jim Gantner or Harvey Kuenn. CLUE: This player never played for the Brewers. Updated Guess: Obviously Gantner played for the Brewers. My guess is Harvey Kuenn! – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, August 4, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #9: CLUE: This player goes back to the Seattle Pilots days. Guess: Gotta be Stormin’ Gorman Thomas! Who else from that era still warrants a bobblehead? CLUE: This player still has a presence at Miller Park. (Yup!) – CONFIRMED!
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, September 1, 2013.
  • Bobblehead #10: November 9 – CLUE: Was on the 1982 Milwaukee Brewers. Guess: Far too many to properly say anything definitive, but based on the silhouette I know several players who it is not. CLUE: This player once played professionally in Japan. Guess: Ben Oglivie
    • This bobblehead will be given away on Sunday, September 15, 2013.

So there you have it!

All 10 of the bobblehead subjects for 2013 have been revealed! What do you think of the choices? Which one are you looking forward to the most? Vote here: http://wp.me/p1wIvV-98Ls

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