The Annual Bobble List


Livan Hernandez bobbleheadThis past Monday, I got my first in-park bobblehead of the year:  Livan Hernandez. This bobble had been on my calendar since before the season started. But I suppose you can’t say it was my first bobblehead for this year – before this year’s promotions schedules were even announced, I made sure I got Zach Britton and Jayson Werth – no more Jayson Werth incidents for this Baseball Sociologist! (It takes much less effort to get free bobbleheads with my annual purchase of ticket packs from the Bowie Baysox.)

Of course, these days my list gets scooped by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, which has a much more extensive list than I do. But I still get a kick out of putting together my own list. However, over the next weeks or so, I’ll post more about this year’s major- and minor league promotion schedules.  After all, there is more to life than bobbleheads.

In fact, its not just heads that are bobbling this year. You can get a bobble waist (5/23), bobble biceps (6/27), bobble belly (8/9), bobble legs (9/5), and – I kid you not – a bobble butt (8/22 at the Wichita Wingnuts). Below is the list of bobbleheads, figurines, gnomes, and similar giveaways at Major League and Minor League Baseball stadiums this year (the bobble dates that have already passed appear at the end of the list). For now, the list does not include independent league teams, such as the Wichita Wingnuts. I’ll post those at a later date.

In the meantime, happy collecting!

~ baseballrebecca

Date Team Bobblehead, Gnome, Figurine, etc.
5/8 Dbacks Josh Collmenter
5/8 Erie Steven Moya OYO
5/9 Giants Hunter Pence “Fence Catch” Bobblehead
5/9 Harrisburg Anthony Rendon
5/9 Mariners Fernando Rodney
5/9 Rays Evan Longoria Walkup Music Bobblehead
5/10 Brewers BobbleHank (mascot)
5/12 Dodgers Clayton Kershaw
5/14 Altoona Starling Marte Partay Bobblehead
5/14 New Britain David Ortiz
5/16 Astros Dallas Keuchel “Gold Glove” Gnome
5/16 Reds Johnny Bench
5/20 Braves Javy Lopez
5/21 Boston Luis Tiant
5/22 Erie C. Wolf Garden Gnome (mascot)
5/23 Dodgers Adrian Gonzalez
5/23 Pirates Josh Harrison
5/23 Scranton-WB CHAMP-Vadar Bobble Waist (mascot)
5/23 Syracuse Chiefs Billy Gardner Jr. Gnome
5/23 White Sox Paul Konerko Replica Statute
5/25 Dodgers Tommy Lasorda Garden Gnome
5/28 A’s Stephen Vogt Referee Bobblehead
5/29 Altoona Tony Watson “Elementary” Bobblehead
5/29 Angels Matt Shoemaker
5/29 Cardinals Whitey Herzog Garden Gnome
5/29 Mississippi Braves Christian Bethancourt
5/30 Akron Truffle Shuffle Bobblehead
5/30 Cardinals Ozzie Smith
5/30 Giants Giants World Champions Postseasons Heroes Bobblehead (Belt, Crawford, or Petit)
5/30 Reds Billy Hamilton
5/30 Scranton Dellin Betances
5/31 Brewers Bud Selig
5/31 Cubs Clark W Flag Bobblehead (mascot?)
6/2 Boston Mike Napoli
6/2 Mariners Kyle Seager
6/2 Phillies Vintage Phillies Bobblehead
6/2 Portland Christian Vazquez
6/4 Dodgers Kenley Jansen
6/4 Mississippi Braves Tri-Bobblehead featuring Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, and Greg Maddux
6/4 Nationals Ryan Zimmerman
6/4 White Sox Bobby Jenks World Series Moment
6/5 Mississippi Braves Mycal Jones
6/6 Dbacks Tony LaRussa
6/6 Indians Corey Kluber
6/6 Montgomery Desmond Jennings
6/6 Reds Barry Larkin
6/6 Royals Lorenzo Cain
6/7 Blue Jays Marcus Stroman
6/7 Rockies Troy Tulowitzki
6/9 Braves David Justice
6/11 Mississippi Braves John Smoltz
6/12 Angels Kole Calhoun
6/12 Mississippi Braves Barrett Kleinknecht
6/13 Cubs Joe Maddon
6/13 Giants Giants World Champions Postseasons Heroes Bobblehead (Affeldt, Ishikawa, or Panik)
6/13 Hagerstown Mike Mussina
6/13 Louisville Devin Masoraco
6/13 Potomac Steven Souza “The Catch” Figurine Giveaway
6/13 Scranton Derek Jeter
6/14 Brewers Carlos Gomez
6/14 Rangers Elvis Andrus Stolen Base Garden Gnome
6/18 Yankees Thurman Munson
6/19 Frederick Keys Pat Sajak (including appearance by Pat Sajak)
6/19 Twins Paul Molitor
6/20 A’s Sonny Gray Solar Powered Gnome
6/20 Akron Larry Nance
6/20 Altoona Josh Harrison Garden Gnome
6/20 Reds Brandon Phillips
6/20 Royals Mike Moustakas
6/23 Rangers Prince Fielder
6/25 Mississippi Braves Aaron Holbert
6/25 Tigers Victor Martinez
6/26 Birmingham Tim Anderson
6/27 Akron Albert Belle Bobble Biceps
6/27 Baltimore Buck Showalter Garden Gnome
6/27 Pirates Starling Marte
6/27 Scranton Rob Refsnyder
6/28 Brewers Paul Molitor
6/28 Giants Hello Kitty
6/29 Potomac Michael Taylor “Flattop” MLB Debut Bobblehead
7/1 Tigers Yoenis Cespedes
7/2 New Britain Kennys Vargas
7/5 Cardinals Ozzie Smith Bronze Statue
7/5 Nationals Stephen Strasburg
7/5 Potomac Wilson Ramos Buff-A-Rine
7/6 Dodgers Maury Wills
7/7 Richmond Hunter Strickland
7/8 Indians Carlos Santana
7/8 Lakewood Ken Giles “Made the Phillies” Bobblehead
7/8 Yankees Dellin Betances Figurine
7/11 Arkansas Matt Shoemaker
7/11 Dodgers Juan Uribe
7/11 Mariners Nelson Cruz
7/11 Mets Juan Lagares
7/11 Twins Phil Hughes
7/12 Marlins Henderson Alvarez
7/12 Rangers Michael Young
7/15 Lowell Dogman (local personality)
7/17 Erie Lance Parrish
7/17 Mississippi Braves Julio Teheran
7/18 A’s Hello Kitty
7/18 Cardinals Matt Carpenter
7/18 Dbacks A.J. Pollock Star Wars Bobblehead
7/18 Staten Island Dellin Betances
7/18 Wilmington Rocky Bluewinkle Hero Bobblehead (mascot)
7/19 Bowie Baysox Babe Ruth
7/19 Brewers Khris Davis
7/20 Portland Henry Owens
7/20 Tigers David Price
7/21 Lowell Fan Vote Bobble Head
7/23 Lowell Keith Aucoin (NHL)
7/24 Cardinals Al Hrabosky
7/24 Cubs Billy Williams Replica Statute
7/24 Mississippi Braves Braeden Schlehuber
7/24 Rockies Charlie Blackmon
7/24 Trenton CC Sabathia
7/25 Akron Pedro Cerrano
7/25 Cubs Jorge Soler
7/25 Dbacks Randy Johnson Hall of Fame Bobblehead
7/25 Frederick Keys Zach Britton
7/25 Giants Hunter Pence Gnome
7/25 Gwinnett Bobby Cox
7/25 Hagerstown Dane Anthony
7/25 Indians Larry Doby Replica Statue
7/25 Royals Yordano Ventura
7/25 Twins Brian Dozier
7/26 Lowell Pete Frates (Boston College) Bobble Ice Bucket
7/26 Rockies Nolan Arenado Gold Glove Bobblehead
7/28 Birmingham Michael Early Catch of the Year Figurine
7/29 Dodgers Yasiel Puig
7/31 Altoona Punxsutawney Phil
7/31 Astros Craig Biggio
7/31 Cardinals Lou Brock
7/31 Wilmington Senator Tom Carper
8/1 Baltimore Oriole Bird (mascot)
8/1 Potomac One-Eyed Willie (“The Goonies”)
8/1 Reds Devin Mesoraco
8/1 Staten Island Jason Arnold
8/1 Twins 1965 Vintage Bobblehead
8/1 White Sox Scott Podsednik World Series Moment
8/1 Wilmington George Brett
8/2 A’s Mike Gallego Windmill Windup Toy
8/2 Brewers Matt Garza Gnome
8/3 Blue Jays Russell Martin
8/4 Charlotte Joel Skinner
8/5 Nationals Jayson Werth Chia Pet
8/5 Trenton Dellin Betances
8/7 Altoona Pete Vuckovich
8/7 Angels Garrett Richards
8/8 Akron Michael Dean Perry
8/8 Gwinnett Tom Glavine
8/8 Indians Michael Brantley
8/8 Mariners Jamie Moyer
8/9 Bowie Baysox “Captain Manny” Machado Pirate Bobblehead
8/9 Brewers Bob Uecker Statue Bobblehead
8/9 Lakewood Buster Bobble-Belly (mascot)
8/11 Portland Mookie Betts
8/13 Dodgers Sandy Koufax
8/14 Braves John Smoltz Hall of Fame Bobblehead
8/14 Cardinals Red Schoendienst Hall of Fame Red Jacket Statue
8/15 Louisville Todd Frazier
8/15 NW Arkansas Yordano Ventura
8/16 Blue Jays Bell, Moseby, and Barfield
8/16 Brewers Jonathan Lucroy
8/16 Giants Juan Marichal Statue Replica
8/16 New Britain Elvis Rocky Bobblehead Weekend
8/16 Potomac Ryan Zimmerman
8/16 Rangers Adrian Beltre
8/18 A’s Mark McGwire
8/18 Phillies Larry Bowa
8/22 Cubs Jon Lester
8/22 Frederick Keys Kevin Gausman
8/22 Hagerstown Historic figure mystery bobblehead
8/22 Harrisburg Stephen Souza, Jr.
8/22 Mariners Robinson Cano
8/22 Reds Tony Perez Replica Statue
8/22 Rockies Star Wars Bobblehead
8/23 Lowell Zombie Player Bobblehead
8/24 Yankees Jacoby Ellsbury
8/25 Nationals Anthony Rendon Garden Gnome
8/27 Altoona Steamer Dashboard Bobble
8/28 Altoona Jordy Mercer “Lloyd Christmas” Bobblehead
8/29 Akron “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Bobble Tiki Bar
8/29 Gwinnett John Smoltz
8/29 Hagerstown Harper Brothers
8/29 Mets 1986 World Championship Bobblehead
8/29 Pirates Bill Mazeroski Replica Statue
8/29 Rays Kevin Kiermaier Outlaw Action Figure
8/29 White Sox Jermaine Dye World Series Night
8/30 Brewers Vintage Brewer Bobblehead
8/30 Nationals Jayson Werth
9/1 Dodgers Justin Turner
9/4 Trenton Bernie Williams
9/5 Gwinnett Greg Maddux
9/5 Tampa Brett Gardner Bobble Legs
9/6 Marlins Marcell Ozuna
9/7 Cardinals Harry Caray Bobblehead with voice chip
9/9 Yankees Peanuts Bobblehead
9/10 Braves Julio Teheran
9/10 Yankees Babe Ruth
9/12 Indians Terry Francona red scooter bobblehead
9/12 Reds To Be Announced
9/13 Marlins Jose Fernandez Figurine
9/16 Dodgers Fernando Valenzuela
9/19 Rays Fan Vote Bobblehead
9/20 Brewers Scooter Gennett Gnome
9/22 Boston  Fred Lynn
9/23 Dodgers Vin Scully
9/23 Rockies Jorge De La Rosa
9/25 Nationals Jordan Zimmerman
9/26 Cardinals Lance Berkman
9/26 Cubs To Be Determined
9/26 Reds 2015 All-Star Player Bobblehead
9/27 Tigers Anibal Sanchez
10/4 Baltimore Fans’ choice

Dates that we already missed:

4/9 Phillies Ryan Howard
4/11 Dbacks Hello Kitty
4/11 Reds Todd Frazier
4/12 Brewers Rob Deer
4/12 Phillies Ryan Howard
4/12 Rockies Justin Morneau Batting Champ Bobblehead
4/13 Richmond Nutzy (Mascot)
4/14 Boston Red Sox Wally (mascot)
4/14 Giants Madison Bumgarner Postseason MVP Bobblehead
4/17 Astros Jimmy Wynn
4/17 Bowie Baysox Mystery Bobblehead
4/18 Cardinals Yadier Molina Gold and Platinum Gloves Bobblehead
4/18 Mariners Felix Hernandez
4/18 Wilmington Elena Delle Donne (basketball)
4/19 Blue Jays Jose Bautista
4/19 New Britain Byron Buxton
4/19 Rays Evan Longoria Rubber Duck
4/25 Akron Webster bobblehead (mascot)
4/25 Rays Chris Archer
4/26 Brewers Wily Peralta
4/27 Indians Jason Kipnis
4/28 Rangers Derek Holland Garden Gnome
4/28 Yankees Masahiro Tanaka
5/1 Altoona Andrew McCutcheon OYO
5/2 Astros Jose Altuve “Hit Counter” Bobblehead
5/2 Mets Jacob deGrom Garden Gnome
5/2 Royals Salvador Perez
5/3 Giants Buster Posey Bank
5/4 Nationals Livan Hernandez
5/5 Boston Red Sox Carlton Fisk
5/7 Lakewood Garden Gnome (player not specified)
5/7 Pirates Clint Hurdle Gnome
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