Let's face it, with the exception of the NFL, the average sports season is extremely long—particularly in baseball. With only 16 football games per season, including eight homes games, the NFL doesn’t have to worry about putting asses in the seats.
In the case of MLB, nine months of the year is a very long time to hold someone's attention. Even the most fanatical of baseball fans will have trouble finding time in their schedules for five to seven games per week, which is pretty much the norm.
Enter promotional giveaways.
Baseball teams all over the country pack their home schedules with promotions and giveaways to attract fans. Of course, no team can afford to give out bobbleheads every night—do you think money grows on trees? It doesn't; ask your dad.
That's why not all giveaways are created equal. Some are great, while others are downright terrible. Here are 25 of the worst sports giveaways ever.