Red sox to give away Pedro Martinez Hall of Fame plaques, July 28; announce additional giveaways and promotions for 2015

BOSTON, MA - The Red Sox have planned a number of giveaways and promotions for fans attending games during the 2015 season, and those planning to join the upcoming Baseball Winter Weekend January 23-25.

Pedro Martinez Hall of Fame Plaque Giveaway

Fans attending the 7:10 p.m. game on Tuesday, July 28, against the Chicago White Sox will receive a replica of Pedro Martinez's Cooperstown Hall of Fame plaque. The 5 ½ inch plaque will stand on a 2-inch-thick wooden base, and is presented by Gold's Horseradish. Fans will receive the plaques at all Fenway Park gates as they enter the ballpark for the game. Martinez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Cooperstown on Sunday, July 26.

Fans to Vote on Next Bobblehead Giveaway

The Red Sox will give fans the opportunity to vote on the next bobblehead to be produced for the 2015 season The Fan Vote Bobblehead Night will be determined by a bracket-style vote from February 23 - March 1. The bobblehead with the most votes will be distributed to all fans attending the game on Tuesday, June 2, against the Minnesota Twins. Details will be announced on Red Sox social media channels in the coming weeks. The new fan vote bobblehead is presented by ENEOS.

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1975 American League Champions, the club is also producing bobbleheads of Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk, presented by The Sports Authority, and Red Sox Hall of Famers Luis Tiant, presented by Granite City Electric, and Fred Lynn, presented by Old Dominion Freight Lines. A Wally the Green Monster bobblehead, presented by Hood, will also be produced in 2015 for kids 14 and under.

Kids Run the Bases

With a focus on children throughout the season, the Red Sox will give kids the opportunity to run the bases at Fenway Park after a game each month from May to August. Kids attending games on May 24, June 7, July 12, and August 23 will be invited on the field to run the diamond postgame.

A complete list of all 2015 promotions can be found at

Winter Weekend Ping Pong Tournament

Ping pong affectionados can test their skills at the upcoming Baseball Winter Weekend at Foxwoods Resort Casino January 23-25. Fans interested in participating in the Red Sox Nation Ping Pong tournament can register for the pre-tournament qualifier taking place at Blazing Paddles on January 17 from 3-7 p.m.

The eight winners of the qualifying tournament will receive complimentary passes to Baseball Winter Weekend in Connecticut where they will compete against Red Sox personalities for the Baseball Winter Weekend Cup.

Registration for the pre-tournament qualifier is $15 online at and is open to all fans ages 16 and up.