Wickman Day A Smash Hit!
Bob Wickman Bobblehead Day Extravaganza of
crowd of 33,324 (decent for a Wednesday night) was on hand to see Danys Baez and
the Boys put up a valiant effort, but eventually fall to the Minnesota Twins
8-5. Obviously, many fans never made it in to Jacobs Field due to the clogged
freeways and the mass of humanity celebrating in and around downtown.
bleachers looked pretty much full to capacity and everyone had a great time
paying tribute to our favorite pitcher, so everyone at Local 26 can rest assured
that they did a fine job. Some pictures of the festivities:
Wickman’s Warriors CIC fund tops $2,000
As a direct result of the Club’s campaigning for Bobby’s big day,
donations to the WW”s
From around the Country and the World
As the Big Day approached, shameless
counterfeit dolls reared their ugly heads
should have seen it coming.
to cash in on Bob Wickman’s enormous popularity as the Indians’ illustrious
closer, unscrupulous con-men have taken to selling bogus bobbleheads to the
Wickster’s adoring fans.
Warrior member Laurie Schroeder was one the hapless victims of a shady huckster
outside the Jake after a recent Tribe-Diamondbacks game.
wanted to be the first Warrior to have a Wickman bobblehead; to be the envy of
all my friends.”
gullible (and very blonde) Schroeder was easy prey:
man wanted $50 for the doll, but I didn’t have any cash. So I traded him my
lucky Honus Wagner autographed rookie card that I carry in my purse. I thought
I’d made the deal of a lifetime, until I got home and noticed that the doll
had ten fingers
(1/2 fingers too many). Then I knew
I’d been had. I guess I just lost my head.”
*Wickman’s Warriors strongly urges a “buyer beware” attitude towards any Bob Wickman collectible items. Wick’s incredible pitching prowess has made him a worldwide phenomenon and has spawned a growing black market industry. Wait until July 17th or get your bobblehead at the Indians’ team shop to ensure you’re getting the genuine article.
“I’m still holding out hope that I’ll get my lucky baseball card back”, said Schroeder. “I don’t think it’s worth anything, but it’s had sentimental value to me ever since I found it in my Grandfather’s attic.”
reporter and sports personality Bill Needle, half of the Andy Baskin / Bill
Needle FOX Sports Net Tribe Time team, was the victim of a heinous crime in the
Media restroom at Jacobs Field.
and Andy, in recognition of their help and friendship towards the club, were
both awarded tee shirts and exclusive membership status in the Wickman’s
Warriors Baseball Empire.
Andy Baskin wisely used his shirt in a wonderful and informative story about the
club, Bill foolishly turned his back on his gift while indisposed in the little
boys’ room. “It was only out of my sight for a minute!”,
wailed the lovable loser.
he think his peers were above such treachery? Doesn’t he realize the value of
items? Would he leave his wallet, his Rolex watch,
or his Viagra on a restroom counter? We
We here at Local 26 decided to give Bill a second chance and replaced the pilfered tee. There will be, however, a stiff penalty enforced. Mr. Needle is hereby restricted from using the bathroom for the remainder of the baseball season. (Pray for a strike, Bill!)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, sports fans!
first day of summer has arrived, aaand…only 26
days left ‘till Bob Wickman Bobblehead Day at the Jake!
a die-hard Wickman expert would know this, but Bob was traded to the Indians
from the Brewers on
The Empire has purchased 26 (get it?) bleacher seats for the July 17th game in the Warriors Den- Section 184. WW is also kicking off a national campaign to sell out Jacobs Field for Bobzilla’s special day; a campaign that has already reached Washington D.C.