Name: Joe Girardi
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.