Thursday, May 27, 2010
Ryan Howard Bobblehead: Is It a Gnome or a Lawn Jockey?
By Chad Garrison
on Thu, May 27, 2010 at 4:37 PM
with one of the most lucrative contracts in the game -- 5 years, $125 million
Unable to top that, the Phillies' AA affiliate
in Reading, Pennsylvania, recently honored Howard with the next most prestigious tribute in all of baseball: his very own bobblehead.
Unfortunately, the doll (actually it's a garden gnome
, according to the team) looks a lot like one of those politically-incorrect lawn jockeys
Or, as a commenter on Deadspin
"More evidence that Grampa Smurf was smurfing his
slave, Silly Hemmings."
Earlier this year the Philadelphia Phillies awarded St. Louis native