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Monday, May 21, 2012
Hickory Crawdads prepare for end of world

By Thomas Neumann

The Hickory Crawdads aren’t going to let a little thing like the apocalypse get them down.

Seven months from the end of the Mayan calendar, the Class A affiliate of the Texas Rangers is putting on a promotion for the ages Monday in Hickory, N.C.

“Everybody knows the world is going to end on Dec. 21, 2012,” Crawdads promotions director Jared Weymier said. “I wanted to come up with a promotion that was specific to that date, and I saw we had a game exactly seven months out.”

Here are some of the things fans can expect at Mayan Mayhem Night: