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Artists Create Giant Bobbleheads of Pistons' Andre Drummond and Josh Smith

via ParadeCo
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 1, 2014

Opening Day for Major League Baseball is a day to celebrate. It's such a big event that athletes who aren't even baseball players are celebrated on that day.

In Detroit, the city honored its biggest sports stars with life-sized bobbleheads as part of its “April in the D” campaign. The Parade Company and Display Group created the bobbleheads that were placed outside of Comerica Park.

Here are the six athletes who received the honor this year:

  • Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer
  • Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter
  • Pistons center Andre Drummond
  • Pistons forward Josh Smith
  • Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard
  • Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk

Check out the Andre Drummond bobblehead:

Posing with @AndreDrummondd at Comerica Park on Opening Day! Find him at the Riverfront in April! #aprilinthed 🏀-S&A pic.twitter.com/eP5VwbPhZi

— Angela & Stephanie (@FSDetroitGirls) April 1, 2014

You tryin to ball @AndreDrummondd?! pic.twitter.com/og10WDUIoe

— Rob King (@Rob_King54) March 31, 2014

Here's the Josh Smith bobblehead:

Josh Smith bobblehead with authentic 3-point action! pic.twitter.com/xXsAJrNipM

— Dave Hogg (@Stareagle) March 31, 2014

[Twitter, FS Detroit Girls, Twitter, Twitter; h/t hardwood paroxysm]

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