During the 2012-13 offseason the Toronto Blue Jays had made major trades, and the city was excited with the possibilities of what the 2013 season could offer. Unfortunately any hope of making the postseason soon dwindled as the team finished in last place of the American League East division. Yet those major trades had breathed new life into Blue Jay fans as many people came back to baseball and started to cheer for the team. Thankfully fans were treated by awesome stadium giveaway bobbleheads that year.
The first of three bobbleheads of that season was of Edwin Encarnacion, which was given out on April 21st, 2013. 20,000 bobbleheads were given out to fans at Roger’s Centre, as the Jays also beat the Yankees 8 to 4. Edwin is shown wearing the alternative 3rd uniform, with a royal blue jersey and white pants. This is one of my favourite bobblehead’s because of how accurate it captures Edwin’s face; almost cartoonish. I also love how it comes with a bat accessory, which I wish more bobbleheads would do. While the 2013 team didn’t live up to expectations that year, at least Edwing made it a winning season for bobbleheads.
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