BREAKING NEWS

News

R-Phils Ready To Give Away Giant Garden Gnome

READING, Pa. - It may be the biggest giveaway ever at FirstEnergy Stadium.

One lucky fan will win a giant Ryan Howard garden gnome on Thursday.

The statue is around five feet tall and weighs a few hundred pounds.

It arrived in Baseballtown Wednesday afternoon.

The Reading Phillies' home opener at the newly-renovated FirstEnergy Stadium is Wednesday night. Gates open at 4:00.

The first 3,500 fans 15 and older will receive a smaller Ryan Howard garden gnome.

Last year's giveaway of a similar Ryan Howard garden gnome prompted many fans to line up hours before the gates opened.

ESPN named it the best promotion in Minor League Baseball.

Howard was an R-Phil in 2004.


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102

31°F

Broken Clouds

TONIGHT

24°F

  • %

This Week's Circulars

Top Stories

Latest from the newsroom

More from the Newsroom