Barnstormers vs. Skeeters – Bobbleheads, Tracy McGrady, & Alpacas

Baseball, bobbleheads, alpacas, and Tracy McGrady.  This sounds like the opening scene to The Hangover.  Oh no.  Its happened again!

The Lancaster Barnstormers are celebrating their 10th season this year.  On Saturday, May 31st, they were taking on the Sugar Land Skeeters.  The Barnstormers won 5-3.  Picked myself up a new 10th anniversary t-shirt, plus a lanyard.  I’m not scheduled to attend anymore minor league games until the end of August.  The State College Spikes are giving away a bobblehead of James Franklin on 8/28.  Then the Williamsport Crosscutters are having an Andrew McCutchen bobblehead night on 8/29.  Back-to-back bobblehead nights!

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The first 1,000 fans through the gate received a bobblehead of J.P. McCaskey.  The Barnstormers are known for making bobbleheads of historic figures from Lancaster.

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7x NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady retired from basketball last year, but signed a deal to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters.  He was in the house, but not scheduled to pitch.

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Anyone remember Phillies prospect Greg Golson?  I think I still have an autograph of his from ’04 Bowman Chrome.  He’s bounced around from a bunch of teams, and is currently playing for Lancaster.

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Koby Clemons.  Bet you can’t guess who his dad is?

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Delwyn Young.

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For some crazy reason there were two alpacas outside the stadium.

Card of the Day: Tracy McGrady 1997 Skybox Premium RC #79

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Card of the Day: Tracy Hackler 2013 Panini America Jumbo Shirt Auto

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Card of the Day: Tracy Hackler ’12 NSCC Panini Colossal Auto/Shirt


Whats This? A Package From Tracy Hackler?


This afternoon I came home from work and saw a package waiting for me.  At first I thought it might have been a box of Press Pass Legends Racing, but its way too early for that.  Instead it was a box of 2010 Absolute Memorabilia Football from Tracy Hackler who recently became the Hobby Marketing Manager for Panini.  This was totally unexpected and I can’t wait to open it this weekend.  If you haven’t noticed already, I’ve added the Panini logo to the “Sponsors” section.  Thanks Panini!


Card of the Day: Tracy Porter ’08 Bowman RC #268