The 25 Dumbest Promotions in Sports History

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The 25 Dumbest Promotions in Sports History

P.T. Barnum once said, "there's a sucker born every minute." The showman most famous for his travelling circus was referring to the idea that anybody could be talked into giving their money away given the right attraction.

Owners of sports teams have clearly adopted this maxim, as apparently the appeal of seeing the athletes play is not quite enough.

Instead owners come up with gimmicks, giveaways, and entertainment to try to entice fans to come out to the stadium.

Some of them work, like bobblehead nights and team blanket giveaways. Others...well...they're just downright stupid.

Let's take a look at 25 of the worst promotions in sports history and, if you were present at any of these, I'm sorry but you're a sucker.

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