The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that the Club will feature 14 All-Fan Giveaways for the 2016 season. The schedule is highlighted by six Bobbleheads, a Bob Uecker Talking Alarm Clock, and the addition of three new All-Kid giveaways.
In addition, the Brewers will continue "Free-Shirt Fridays" for the third straight season. Seven different T-shirts will be given away throughout the season, including one at every Friday home game at Miller Park from June through August.
The All-Fan Giveaways start with the "Vintage Brewers Bobblehead" on Sunday, April 10 when the Brewers host the Houston Astros at 1:10 p.m. The Bobblehead is a nod to the past as it is a replica of some of the first items of its kind created nearly 50 years ago. This year's Vintage Brewer Bobblehead features the classic Brewers 1980s pinstripe uniform and "Ball-In-Glove" logo.
All fans in attendance for the May 1, 1:10 p.m. game against the Miami Marlins will receive a Ryan BraunFranchise HR Leader Bobblehead. Braun, who became the Brewers all-time franchise home run leader in 2015, was selected as the Brewers Most Valuable Player last season.
On June 12, all fans in attendance will receive a "Barking BobbleHank" as the Brewers host the New York Mets at 1:10 p.m, featuring the team's unofficial mascot, Hank the Ballpark Pup. This is Hank's third bobblehead.
On June 26, former Brewers outfielder Greg Vaughn will have his Bobblehead day as the Brewers take on the Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. The bobblehead will feature Vaughn in his 1990s Brewers uniform. A first round pick in 1986, Vaughn appeared in two All-Star Games as a Brewer.
On July 10, the Brewers will introduce a new promotion for the 1:10 p.m. game against the St. Louis Cardinals. All fans in attendance will receive a Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Uecker Talking Alarm Clock, encouraging fans to "Get up...Get up…Get outta bed!"
On July 31, Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson will have his Bobblehead day. In his first full season with the team in 2015, Nelson led the Brewers in strikeouts with 148.
The final Bobblehead giveaway of the year will be on August 14 when the Brewers take on the Cincinnati Reds. All fans in attendance will receive a Craig Counsell Bobblehead, with half of the dolls depicting Counsell in his current role as Brewers manager, and half depicting him in his playing days with the Brewers. The giveaway recognizes Counsell's 18th season of combined playing and managing experience.
New this season, the Brewers have announced the addition of three All-Kid giveaways to the 2016 schedule, withkids ages 14 and under eligible for the giveaways. On May 15, all kids in attendance will receive a Jonathan Lucroy Replica Jersey. On May 29, all kids in attendance will receive a "Paint-Your-Own Bernie Bobble," and on August 28, all kids in attendance will receive a Jonathan Lucroy Chest Protector Backpack.
The Brewers have also announced the addition of a new Kids Eat Free Sundays promotion for 2016. This season, kids eat free at every Sunday home game. Upon entrance, all kids 14 and under will receive a voucher good for a hot dog, bottled water and an apple.
For the third year in a row, "Free-Shirt Fridays" will return to Miller Park for 2016. On Friday home games during the months of June, July and August (June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, July 29, August 12 and August 26), all fans will receive a Brewers T-shirt. Once again this season, fans will have the opportunity to choose each of the seven T-shirt designs to be given away in 2016.
Beginning in January, several different T-shirt designs will be displayed at Brewers.com. Fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite designs, with the top seven winners being selected for "Free-Shirt Fridays." The seven winners will be unveiled at Brewers On Deck on Sunday, January 31.
The complete promotional schedule for the 2016 season will be announced at a later date. For more information about All-Fan Giveaways and information on various ticket plans, fans are encouraged to visit Brewers.com/allfans.