All Louie Wants To Do Is Help End Inhalant Abuse

Far be it from me to make fun of “America’s newest silent epidemic,” but just how am I supposed to get behind the Bowie Baysox’s upcoming Inhalant Abuse Night when its spokesman, Louie here, has the biggest schnoz in the history of mascots?

Louie and Miss Maryland

You of course remember the Baysox (AA Eastern League) from this glorious promotion; how could you not? Louie will be on hand July 8 when the team takes on the Harrisburg Senators at Prince George’s Stadium during their Striking Out Inhalant Abuse promotion. I had no idea this was such a problem, but there you go. Read more…

Orioles AA Affiliate Tries Out Willy Wonka Promo

If you don’t know about Orioles catching prospect Matt Wieters, you might want to check him out. The AAA catcher is top prospect in the coutry, period. He hits for power, he hits for average, and he’s already showing flashes of developing into a really solid catcher, too. All things considered, he’s pretty much the only thing the Orioles have going for them.

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(You’re looking for this, after touched by Goldmember from Austin Powers.)

That’s why the team’s AA affiliate, the Bowie Baysox, came out with one of the oddest, most complicated promotions in baseball history, the kind of stunt they clearly must have consulted with the ghost of Bill Veeck for: As first reported in YAHOO!’s ROTO ARCADE, The Baysox hid a tiny, golden Wieters bobblehead somewhere in Prince George’s County, Md., and they want fans to find it.

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