Best and worst giveaways of 2013
April, 1, 2013
By David Schoenfield | ESPN.com
The great DJ Gallo is back with his annual list of the best and worst promotions of 2013.
My favorite "worst" promotion:
Giancarlo Stanton Arm Sleeve -- June 2
The 17 fans at Marlins Park will find it pretty awkward when they’re handed a Giancarlo Stanton arm sleeve six weeks after he’s been traded for cash.
I mean, what do you do with an arm sleeve anyway? Wear it to school? Wear it on the bus ride to work?
And my favorite "best" promotion:
Justin Verlander Bobblehead -- April 24
You can’t go wrong with a bobblehead giveaway of a big star. Although people would probably much prefer if this came with a Kate Upton figurine.