Last year at this time, the Terrific Girlfriend guest-posted with a brilliant review of the 2009 Brewers season - the 2009 Brewers Grades and Random Talent Show Awards. Well, since the 2010 season is almost a mirror-image of the 2009 season, it doesn't seem worth giving out another report card. Those looking for something like that, just go back and read the 2009 Brewers Grades and Random Talent Show Awards. That should about cover it.
But we can't let October go by without a new post from the Terrific Girlfriend. Here, then, for your enjoyment, is a look at some of 2010's greatest failed fan promotions. We all know teams, with an eye on the bottom-line, tend to do some questionable or outrageous stuff to lure fans to the ballpark, but the lengths to which they go aren't always noticeable until you see them all listed together like this. Heck, even the Yankees get into the crazy-business every now and then. I have to say, I'm glad I never had to go to a game like these...
With the economy in the toilet, many baseball clubs resorted to having additional promotions to boost revenue. Here are some that didn't go over so well.
"Island of Dr. Morneau Night". This took place after Joe Nathan was placed on the DL. The Twins announced that Justin Morneau would splice the DNA of several baseball players together with their mascot to create a new closer.
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