A few things: I love bobbleheads. This is well-known by now, I imagine. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum knows this, too and are very kind to send me their new Cardinals bobbleheads to review and discuss with you all.
The other thing: I love Cardinals Care. I have not been as active as I would like with the foundation — life has a way of getting in the way — but I had big plans for this year. Unfortunately, Cardinals Care has recently announced they will no longer be hosting my favorite event — the 6K.
Phil Sklar from the Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum reached out to me and together we have come up with a plan to combine bobbleheads and Cardinals Care. Viva El Birdos has teamed up with the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum to donate $5 from every Matt Carpenter “It’s Gotta Be the Salsa” bobblehead sold through Sunday to Cardinals Care. If you are wondering about this bobblehead, well I have it and I can tell you all about it!
The bobblehead features the Cardinals third baseman perched atop a jar of his now famous salsa doing his salsa celebration. I provided him with a tortilla chip because I am a huge idiot.
As always, these bobbleheads, which are produced by FOCO, are well-constructed. There is some actual weight to them and I do not feel like I might accidentally break their arms off (which, yes, I have done to gameday giveaway bobbleheads in the past). My favorite part is that they actually bobble, though!
May 17, 2019
So if you or someone you know is a bobblehead collector, a salsa enthusiast, and/or a Matt Carpenter fan and would also like to contribute to Cardinals Care check out the Matt Carpenter “It’s gotta be the salsa bobblehead” here! A big thank you to Phil for teaming up with us!
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