CHICAGO — The Cubs announced Tuesday all the goodies that their fans could receive on special home games, including 2016 World Series Champion merchandise.
“With more than 40 promotional giveaways available to our fans this season, we’re excited to provide an opportunity to relive many of the defining moments from our 2016 championship season while still offering traditional fan favorites like throwback jerseys, retired number flags, T-shirts and caps,” Alison Miller, vice-president of Cubs marketing , said. “Many of these games promise to be a hot ticket, so we encourage fans to purchase early this year to secure tickets to their must-have dates.”
According to CBS Chicago, some other items include commemorative 2016 World Series items, like a replica 2016 NL Champions pennant and a replica World Series trophy; “The Final Out” bobble head featuring Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo and a championship parade confetti globe.
The first 30,000 fans at the home game on April 12 will receive a replica championship banner. The game will also have Cubs players and coaches presenting their 2016 World Series rings from 20 #CubsRingBearer contest winners during a pregame ceremony.
New hats, shirts, bobbleheads and flags will also be available for purchase. Every Friday, there will be six Bud Friday giveaways for adults in the Budweiser Bleachers, as well as exclusive children’s giveaways throughout the season, with merchandise like flags and Chalkboards. The first 1,000 kids, age 13 and younger, also receive the opportunity to run the bases after every day game on Sundays.
Tickets for Cubs regular-season games go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, (Feb. 24, 2017) at www.cubs.com, the MLB.com Ballpark app or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827).