This is a colossal mistake for a league obsessed with attracting younger fans
Last Friday was Willson Contreras bobblehead day. I know I’m biased, but it’s probably the best bobblehead ever. They got his face uncannily close to reality, down the a bit of stubble on the side. It has a removable catcher’s mask. Oh, and one more thing, it’s wearing his signature Venezuelan flag arm sleeve.
You know the arm sleeve. It’s the same one that the Best Fans in Baseball™ were up in arms about last season when Willson kissed his biceps after a home run.
— Derrick Goold (@dgoold) July 24, 2017
I won’t revisit that whole incident and you can read more about it here. But it’s worth noting that it turned out to be Cardinals‘ fans overreacting to Willson paying homage to Venezuela coupled with a lot of concern that he might just be having too much fun playing baseball.
Well, earlier this week that …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue