Red Sox, MLB Faced With Bobblehead Oversupply


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Major League Baseball and the Red Sox are both dealing with an unexpected oversupply of bobbleheads, according to WBZ-TV. Major League teams give out bobbleheads of popular players at games, and teams order thousands of the toys at a time.

As the Sox and many other Major League teams didn't have fans in attendance last season, millions of the toys were put into storage. Now, as Fenway and other ballparks open back up, teams are at a loss on what to do with last year's bobbleheads.

Some of the players that are represented by the bobbleheads have moved on to new teams.

The Red Sox say they won't be giving away anything to the crowds at Fenway until they are allowed to seat at least 7,500 fans — Fenway Park is allowed to host just over 4,500 right now.

Fenway will reopen for fans on Friday, after opening day was delayed because of the weather on Thursday.

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