Minor League Baseball Team Plans ‘Manti Te’o Girlfriend Bobblehead Day’

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Manti Te'o. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) The Florense Freedom, an independent minor league baseball team in Kentucky, are using Manti Te’o’s fake dead girlfriend to garner some national publicity.

On May 23, the Freedom will host Manti Te’o Girlfriend Bobblehead Day, in which the first 1,000 fans to enter the ballpark will be given an empty box.

That’s not all, though, as the team will have a pretend kiss cam for fans to kiss their imaginary friends.

“There’s not a lot to do to get attention in January,” Freedom general manager Josh Anderson said. “You have to find some way to get the buzz.”

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