The initial list of ballpark giveaways are out, and several items are going to generate long lines into games in 2020, including three exclusive bobbleheads and a replica of the iconic 1960 ballpark scoreboard.
The list of promotions was released along with the announcement that single-game tickets for the 2020 season go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15 at whitesox.com.
So let’s get to the good stuff, in order of game date!
- Opening Day and Free T-Shirt Thursday on March 26 vs. Kansas City (first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark). Free T-Shirt Thursdays are back for a seventh season, offering a specially-designed T-shirt for the first 10,000 fans who enter the ballpark for Thursday games.
White Sox Puffy Vest, presented by Guaranteed Rate, on March 28 vs. Kansas City (first 15,000 fans who enter the ballpark)
White Sox Hoodie, presented by Coca-Cola, on April 11 vs. Minnesota (first 15,000 fans who enter the ballpark). Pretty tight.
White Sox Tote Bag, presented by MLB Network, on April 17 vs. Texas (first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark)
Yoán Moncada Bobblehead, presented by Constellation, on Saturday, April 18 vs. the Texas Rangers (first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark)
If you take an unrepentant nerd to one game in your life, take him or her to Lucas Giolito X-Wing Fighter Bobblehead day, presented by TransUnion, on Star Wars™ Day, Saturday, May 2 vs. Baltimore (first 15,000 fans who enter the ballpark).
The return of the hugely popular Los White Sox Soccer Jersey, presented by Coca-Cola, comes on May 3 vs. Baltimore (first 15,000 fans who enter the ballpark).
The most unique giveaway of the year, and second only to the bat flip bobble, honors an iconic moment in ballpark history, as the White Sox offer fans the opportunity to take home a Replica 1960 Exploding Scoreboard, presented by Wintrust, commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the first time the scoreboard exploded with fireworks at Old Comiskey Park. The first 15,000 fans who enter the ballpark on Saturday, May 16 vs. Toronto will receive the giveaway.
Tim Anderson Bat Flip Bobblehead, presented by Guaranteed Rate, on Saturday, May 30 vs. Minnesota will be given to the first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark.
The need-a-mai-tai-just-to-focus-my-eyes White Sox Hawaiian Shirt, presented by Beggars Pizza, arrives on June 6 vs. Detroit (first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark).
White Sox Basketball Jersey, presented by NBC Sports Chicago, on June 27 vs. Oakland (first 20,000 fans who enter the ballpark); unsure if this one will be repeated in 2021.
TOPPS Baseball Card Giveaway on July 26 vs. Minnesota (fans in attendance of the game)
And don’t forget the numerous traditional theme nights that will make the rounds again this season:
Margaritaville at the Park on June 6 vs. Detroit
Southpaw’s Birthday on June 7 vs. Detroit
Polish Heritage Night on June 24 vs. Detroit
Pride Night on June 25 vs. Detroit
Country Music Night, presented by Coca-Cola, on July 24 vs. Minnesota
Christmas in July on July 28 vs. Detroit
Police & Fire Night, presented by UL, on August 27 vs. Boston
Elvis Night, presented by Beggars Pizza, on August 28 vs. Houston
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day on August 29 vs. Houston