Monday, April 16, 2012

Bobblehead Monday #25

Bobblehead #25
Name: Joe Girardi
Position: Catcher
Team: Peoria Chiefs
Description: 6.25 inches tall; crouching in a familiar catching position, including skull helmet, catcher’s mask, and catcher’s mitt.
Relevance:  Girardi is an East Peoria native and played for the Chiefs back in 1986.
How Acquired: Given away as a promotional item at the July 16th Peoria Chiefs game in 2002.
Other Notes: Girardi actually had a pretty serviceable career with the Cubs and a few other teams.  He is currently the manager for the Dreaded Evil Empire (the Yankees) and won a World Series for New York in 2009.

1 comment:

  1. You got that right -- boo Yankees. Mommler