The Bowie Baysox announce today the Jim Johnson Bobblehead Giveaway Monday, July 22 at 7:05 p.m. as the Baysox take on the Akron Aeros at Prince George’s Stadium. The first 500 fans ages 13 and up will receive the bobbling rendition of the current Baltimore Orioles closer and former Baysox All-Star pitcher.
Johnson started 26 games for the Baysox in 2006, going 13-6 with a 4.44 ERA and a team-leading 124 strikeouts in 156.0 innings of work. He made his Major League debut in 2006 but had a breakout season with the Orioles in 2012 as the team’s full-time closer. Johnson represented the Orioles in the Major League All-Star Game and set a team record with 51 saves over the course of the season.
The bobblehead depicts Johnson in his Baysox uniform from 2006, wearing his number 38 home white jersey and standing poised to fire a pitch toward home plate.
Baysox Baseball – We’ll Knock Your ‘Sox Off. The Baysox 2013 season and 20th season of baseball at Prince George’s Stadium is underway. Parking is free at every Baysox home game and tickets are available at www.baysox.com, or by calling the Baysox box office at (301) 464-4865.