All the way back in January, news broke that Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's "girlfriend" Lennay Kekua did not exist. Anyone reading this certainly remembers how much the story exploded. It's old news at this point, but the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League -- an independent league, meaning there is no affiliation with Major League Baseball -- are having "Manti Te'o girlfriend bobblehead giveaway" night this coming Thursday.
Since Ms. Kekua never existed, the giveaway is an empty box with "bobblehead" crossed out. Here you go, via the Florence Freedom's official website:
Here are more details, again from the team's official website:
Thursday night's promotions will also include an air guitar contest, a pretend kiss cam, an imaginary food fight, and fans with imaginary friends, girlfriends/boyfriends or spouses are encouraged to sit in section 115, the section furthest down the left field line
The traditional Thursday night promotions will also being going on at the ballpark; including $1 beer, soda and ice cream sandwiches, along with a post-game concert by Folsom.
The Freedom play in UC Medical Center Stadium in Florence, Ky., which is less than a half hour drive from Cincinnati and about 88 miles from Louisville.