PHOTO: Rays to give away Joe Maddon 'Mr. Potato Head'

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As Roman Emperor Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus once famously intoned, "There is no greater way to exalt a leader of men than to render him in the august medium of the root vegetable."

In keeping with this bit of unimpeachable wisdom, the Rays have announced that numbered among their fan giveaways in 2014 shall be a Joe Maddon Mr. Potato Head. As TBO.com notes, the Saturday, Aug. 2 tilt against the Blue Jays occasions the Joe Maddon Mr. Potato Head promotion, and not even hell broken loose should keep you from being there. 

Courtesy of TBO.com and those very same Rays, here's just a taste ... 

Excelsior!

How many Joe Maddon Mr. Potato Heads would I like? Legion and then manifold.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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