Tomorrow is the final bobblehead giveaway at Dodger Stadium for 2011. The Dodgers will be giving away Duke Snider bobbleheads to the first 50,000 fans in attendance. Besides the bobbleheads, the Dodgers will be honoring the Duke and his family in a pregame ceremony. Duke Snider's Hall of Fame plaque will also be on display tomorrow for fans to pose with.
The Dodgers will celebrate the life and career of the late Hall of Famer Duke Snider tomorrow with pre-game ceremonies honoring the franchise's all-time leading home run hitter and special presentations throughout the game. In addition, fans at the game will receive a Duke Snider bobblehead, presented by State Farm, and will be able to pose for photos with Snider's Hall of Fame plaque, which is making a rare trip to Dodger Stadium from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York for the event.
Snider's wife Bev, four children, Kevin, Kurt, Pam and Dawna, several grandchildren and other family members will all be at the game and will participate in the pre-game ceremonies tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9.
Schedule of Events:
5:10 - 6:30 p.m. - Hall of Fame plaque displayed for fan photo opportunities in Lot G Autograph Alley area
7:00 p.m. - Pregame ceremonies honoring Duke Snider and his family
7:20 p.m. - end of game - Hall of Fame plaque displayed in club level memorabilia concourse as part of special Duke Snider exhibit (for club level seat holders only)
For anyone heading to the game tomorrow, you'll probably need to get there early, especially if you're trying to get a picture with the HOF plaque. Oh yeah, and to get that bobblehead too!