On August 3, in addition to handing out Jamey Carroll bobbleheads to the first 1,000 fans, the Harrisburg Senators will induct Carroll into their Life Size Bobblehead Hall of Fame – or, as they call it, The One & Only World Famous, Life Size Bobblehead Hall of Fame. I have not been there yet (2019 road trip?), but The One & Only World Famous, Life Size Bobblehead Hall of Fame currently includes: Vladimir Guerrero, Cliff Floyd, Bryce Harper, Matt Stairs, Brandon Phillips, and Stephen Strasburg.
I really haven’t explored the concept of life size bobbleheads, but it seems like they really aren’t that rare. For example, the Orioles have a life size bobblehead of the Oriole Bird at their Spring Training stadium in Sarasota; the Angels have their life size Mike Trout bobblehead; and the Dodgers have those life size bobbleheads outside the stadium. And is the life size Tommy Lasorda bobblehead still at the Dodgers’ Spring Training Facility in Arizona?
I think this calls for a full-scale Baseball Sociologist investigation. Let me know if you’ve seen other life size baseball bobbleheads and where!