A total of eleven bobblehead dolls are scheduled to be given away next year, including replicas of Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Zack Greinke, Yasiel Puig, Magic Johnson, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella and Babe Ruth.
Some other highlights: A “Kids’ Yasiel Puig fathead” on Opening Weekend, a Don Newcombe Brooklyn replica jersey, a T-shirt and a bobblehead that will be determined by Fan Vote.
And, read into this what you will:
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) November 15, 2013
Some bullet points for the weekend:
• FanGraphs’ Dave Cameron thinks the A’s might have signed Nick Punto because there’s a market inefficiency for position players who specialize in coming off the bench.
• Writes one American League MVP voter: “Players from non-contenders should not be listed on the ballot at all, but the BBWAA insists that we fill out all 10 slots, so I did, even though I did not think there were 10 worthy candidates from contending teams.”
• If college football player Will Likely decides to switch to baseball, the headline possibilities are tremendous.
• If you’re on SoundCloud, do yourself a favor and follow Pretty Lights. It’s the best hour of electro mixes on the internets: