Giveaway of the Day: Gerrit Cole Garden Gnome

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The Double-A Altoona Curve are giving away a Gerrit Cole Garden Gnome to the first 1,500 fans through the door for Saturday's game. Altoona is a Pirates' minor league affiliate, obviously.

Most bobbleheads or giveaways look very little like the player. The Gerrit Cole Garden Gnome is not one of those giveaways. To wit:

That is pretty awesome. Read this CurveBall Blog post for more photos and the story of how the mock up was sculpted and the revisions that were needed to make it look like a perfect little miniature Gerrit Cole. This wasn't a one (or two) step process.

Well done, everyone with the Curve.

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