Myrtle Beach Pelicans: Pelicans to Host Fidget Spinner Fridays

May 19, 2017 - Carolina League (CarL) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans

News Release

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will give away 500 Pelican fidget spinners to kids 12 & under prior to each remaining Friday home game, beginning on June 2.

The Pelicans' will have a new color, logo and design to offer fans for each of their eight Fidget Spinner Fridays, giving their young fans a chance to collect all eight toys.

"Fidget spinners are the new hot trend," said Jen Brunson, the Pelicans' assistant general manager, community development. "We've jumped on the bandwagon and we're excited for these new collectible pieces, with each Friday offering a different color and design to fans."

Fidget spinners, originally invented in the 1990s, have become a popular new toy in 2017. The spinner consists of a bearing in the center of a design made from any of a variety of materials including brass, stainless steel, titanium, copper and plastic.

Fidget Spinner Fridays begin on June 2. Other dates for the promotion include June 9, June 23, July 14, July 21, August 4, August 11 and August 25. All game times begin at 7:05 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m.

The 2017 season is the 19th season for the Pelicans franchise and third as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For information on tickets to see the Pelicans in 2017, please call (843) 918-6000, e-mail info@myrtlebeachpelicans.com, or visit www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.

ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in each of the last six seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences in all of sports in each of the last six years and the best in the Carolina League for six straight seasons as well. In May 2015, TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark won the 2015 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. The Pelicans are the two-time defending Mills Cup Champions, winning the title in 2015 and 2016 as well as 2000 and co-Mills Cup championship honors in the inaugural 1999 season. The Pelicans have made ten postseason appearances behind 12 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season and second half of 2016. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or emailing Info@MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.

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