Rays Giveaways – Love the Maddon Gnome

By on February 17, 2013

 courtesy of the Tampa Bay Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. —The Tampa Bay Rays announced the promotional schedule for the 2013 regular season.  The Rays open at home  Tuesday, April 2 at 3:10 p.m. against the Baltimore Orioles.

Unique giveaway items throughout the year include a David Price Cy Young Figurine presented by the Tampa Bay Times to the first 20,000 fans on April 6, a Joe Maddon Gnome presented by Sun Sports on April 24 and a bobblehead of Astro, Price’s pet French bulldog, presented by DEX Imaging on April 21.  A full list of giveaways throughout the season is below.

A returning tradition with new complimentary features is Family Fun Days presented by the Tampa Bay Times.  Every Rays Sunday home game will feature free parking for cars with four or more passengers, a giveaway for kids 14 and under and a variety of activities for kids on the concourse, all now free courtesy of the Tampa Bay Times.  The complimentary concourse activities include the Rays Carnival, Grand Slam Alley, Power Alley Batting Cage, Speed Pitch, Coaches Corner, Raymond’s Art Studio, Pop Noggins Interactive Video and Topps Make Your Own Baseball Card. In addition, kids will be able the run the bases after the game and participate in a Wiffle ball home run derby.  Extra entertainers will also be provided on Sundays including face painters, glitter tattoo artists, magicians, mimes, stilt walkers, jugglers, and balloon artists.

“Family Fun Days presented by the Tampa Bay Times has grown into a Sunday tradition for Rays fans throughout our region,” said Rays Vice President Mark Fernandez.  “In 2013, thanks to the creativity of our tremendous partners at theTampa Bay Times, we can proudly say the experiences, value and benefits being offered will be better than ever.”


DATE                         OPPONENT            ITEM                                                       PRESENTED BY               RECEIVED BY

Tues., April 2            Orioles                     Schedule Magnet                                Tropicana                            All Fans

Sat., April 6               Indians                     David Price Cy Young Figurine        Tampa Bay Times             First 20,000 fans

Sun., April 7              Indians                     Evan Longoria Wall Cling                  Match-Up Promotions      Kids 14 & under

Sat., April 20             A’s                            Drawstring Bag                                    MLB Network                      First 15,000 fans

Sun., April 21            A’s                             Astro Bobblehead                               DEX Imaging                      Kids 14 & under

Wed., April 24           Yankees                  Joe Maddon Gnome                           Sun Sports                          First 10,000 fans

Sun., May 12            Padres                     Rays Flower Pot                                   Mosaic                                 First 10,000 women

Sun., May 26            Yankees                  Rays Snap Watch                                Tampa Bay Times             Kids 14 & under

Sun., June 9             Orioles                     Rays Rope Necklace                                                                        Kids 14 & under

Sun., June 16           Royals                      Jeremy Hellickson Headhpones      MetroPCS                           Kids 14 & under

Wed., June 26          Blue Jays                Cheer Stix                                                                                           Kids 14 & under

Sun., June 30           Tigers                       Matt Joyce Race Car                                                                         Kids 14 & under

Sat., July 6                White Sox                Evan Longoria Retro Bobblehead                                                 First 20,000 fans

Sun., July 7               White Sox                Super Zo Utility Belt                                                                          Kids 14 & under

Thurs., July 11          Twins                       Cheer Stix                                                                                           Kids 14 & under

Sun., July 14             Astros                       DJ Kitty Confetti Globe                       Sagicor Life Insurance     Kids 14 & under

Sun., Aug 4               Giants                      Rays Backpack                                    Fresh for Florida Kids       Kids 14 & under

Sun., Aug 18             Blue Jays                Rays Lunchbox                                                                                  Kids 14 & under

Sat., Aug 24              Yankees                  Moore Cowbell                                    Dairy Queen                       First 10,000 fans

Sun., Aug 25             Yankees                  Jennings the Jet Action Figure                                                       Kids 14 & under

Sun., Sep 22             Orioles                     Raymond Bobblebelly                        Chevrolet                            Kids 14 & under


Promotional schedule, quantities and dates/times subject to change.

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