Monday Baseball Motivation for Memorial Day




As a Memorial to All
‘Who so Valiantly Fought
‘and Served in the World
‘Wars with Eternal
‘Gratitude to Those Who
‘Made the Supreme
‘Sacrifice to Preserve
Equality and Freedom
‘Throughout the World



Thank you to those who gave their lives for our freedom. Happy Memorial Day!

~ baseballrebecca


Films on Friday: Holiday Videos

Several teams posted holiday videos this holiday season – including the Brewers, Twins, Royals, and Phillies. My favorite was from the Nats:

Here are a few that were posted on Twitter:

And then there was this video posted by the Red Sox:

Happy New Year!

~ baseballrebecca




2020 Baseball Planning – with Bobbleheads!

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Jaleel White as Steve Urkel. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

2020 is here – so what are your baseball plans for the new year? It’s never too early to think about baseball! The 2020 schedules for MLB and MiLB have been out for some time now, and tickets are available for most Spring Training games and the Caribbean Series.

If you still need some help deciding, several teams already have their bobblehead schedules out – check out the list below (I’ll update it later as more teams release their schedules). I might even have to go get me an Akron RubberDucks Urkel bobblehead!

Happy New Year!

­~ baseballrebecca

Date Team Bobble
Holiday Ticket Pkg. Bowie Baysox Choose a bobblehead with season tickets or mini-pack – including Ryan Mountcastle and Hunter Harvey
Holiday Ticket Pkg. Reds Buddy the Elf Bobblehead (with 4-ticket gift pack)
Holiday Ticket Pkg. Reds Oversized Nick Senzel bobblehead (with pick-6 ticket plan)
28-Mar Dodgers Max Muncy
30-Mar Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
9-Apr Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Keston Hiura
11-Apr Mariners Kyle Seager
11-Apr Dodgers Don Drysdale
22-Apr Red Sox Star Wars Mandalorian JD bobblehead (special ticket required)
24-Apr Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Cody Bellinger
25-Apr Reds Queen City Sluggers Triple bobblehead – Ted Kluszewski, George Foster, and Eugenio Suarez
25-Apr Cardinals Kolten Wong
26-Apr Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Fang T. Rattler bobblehead dressed in Yooper Day Gear
29-Apr Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
2-May Mariners Mariner Moose Pop! Collectible
8-May Trenton Thunder Marvel’s Black Widow bobblehead
10-May Pirates Pirates Wonder Woman bobblehead (all kids and moms)
16-May Reds Sonny Gray
17-May Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Trent Grisham
20-May Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
23-May Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
23-May Pirates Joe Musgrove
23-May Cardinals Paul Goldschmidt
29-May Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Brent Suter
30-May Mariners Marco Gonzales
31-May Cardinals Willie McGee bobblehead gnome
2-Jun Portland Sea Dogs Darwinzon Hernandez
3-Jun Trenton Thunder El Trueno Sugar Skull bobblehead
4-Jun Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
11-Jun Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Udder Tuggers Mascot bobblehead
16-Jun Pirates Bill Mazeroski Gold Glove Award Bobblehead
18-Jun Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
19-Jun Cardinals Ted Simmons
20-Jun Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
26-Jun Reds Trevor Bauer
26-Jun Trenton Thunder Marvel’s Black Panther bobblehead
28-Jun Phillies Bryce Harper
2-Jul Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
2-Jul Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Lorenzo Cain
3-Jul Cardinals Whitey Herzog Fishing bobblehead
4-Jul Pirates Josh Bell
5-Jul Cardinals Jack Buck Statue with Voice Chip
11-Jul Reds Eric Davis Funko Pop! Collectible
16-Jul Dodgers Vin Scully
18-Jul Akron RubberDucks Jaleel White appearance and Steve Urkel bobblehead
19-Jul Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Ethan Small
21-Jul Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
21-Jul Portland Sea Dogs Rafael Devers
24-Jul Trenton Thunder Gleyber Torres
25-Jul Reds Mike Moustakas
31-Jul Reds Bobblehead TBD
2-Aug Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Aaron Ashby
4-Aug Trenton Thunder Marvel’s IronMan bobblehead
5-Aug Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
8-Aug Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
8-Aug Pirates Trevor William Star Ward bobblehead
9-Aug Cardinals Ozzie Smith Funko POP!
13-Aug Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Manny Piña Bratoberfest bobblehead
15-Aug Reds Luis Castillo Funko Popl! Collectible
15-Aug Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
15-Aug Cardinals Yadier Molina
18-Aug Portland Sea Dogs Bobby Dalbec
22-Aug Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Sugar Skull Whiffer bobblehead
25-Aug Trenton Thunder Aaron Judge
27-Aug Dodgers Bobblehead TBD
29-Aug Reds Joey Votto
29-Aug Cardinals Mystery Cardinals Hall of Fame bobblehead
30-Aug Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Fans’ Choice bobblehead
1-Sep Portland Sea Dogs Xander Bogaerts
6-Sep Pirates Kids Pierogy Figurines (kids 14 and younger)
12-Sep Pirates Doug Drabek 1990 Cy Young Award bobblehead
16-Sep Dodgers Bobblehead TBD


Happy New Year!

IMG_0979Happy New Year! So what does 2020 hold in store for baseball? And what are your New Baseball Year’s Resolutions? As always, one of my main resolutions is to watch more baseball. Here are a few ways to do so in 2020:

  • February 1-7: The Caribbean Series will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Feb. 16 – March 15: Pre-season games for Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan
  • February 20: Spring Training begins
  • March 20: Opening Day for Nippon Professional Baseball
  • March 22-26: The WBSC Baseball Americas Olympic Qualifier will be held in Arizona with the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, the United States, Canada, Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics
  • March 26: MLB Opening Day
  • March 28: Opening Day for the Korea Baseball Organization
  • April 1-5: The WBSC Baseball Last Olympic Qualifier will be held in Taiwan. China, Chinese Taipei, the Netherlands, Australia, and the Americas Olympic Qualifier’s second- and third-ranked teams will vie for the final spot at the Olympics.
  • April 9: Minor League baseball opening day
  • July 28 – August 8: Baseball at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Happy 2020 – here’s to MORE baseball!

~ baseballrebecca



Happy Holidays & Happy Thursday!

As a counter to yesterday’s photo, check out the amazing work of Anika Orrock below from her Instagram page, and be sure to visit her website:

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Happy Holidays to all who are celebrating this time of year!

~ baseballrebecca