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Brady Punch

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Deflategate has spread from NFL backrooms to federal courtrooms, and it's now infecting minor league baseball. This week, two Triple A teams will feature dueling Tom Brady--themed promotions, one supportive, one mocking. Here's how they stack up

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Pawtucket Red Sox

Buffalo Bisons

Free Brady Friday

Event

Keep Brady Suspended Night

June 10

When

June 11

Anyone named Tom or Brady gets in free

Hook

Anyone named Tom or Brady can't watch the first four innings. "No appeals"

Tom Brady poster

Giveaway

Buy-one-get-one-free tickets for anyone who brings an inflated football

$13 box seats will go for $12

Discount

12.5% off in the gift shop for anyone bringing a Brady shirt/jersey

For each $12 ticket, the team will give a "quarter back" to Best Buddies

Charity

"Undestroyed" phones will be given to Cell Phones for Soldiers

THEY SAID IT

"IF YOUR HEAD WAS A TOUCH SOFTER, I'D BE IN THE FAIRWAY."

Phil Mickelson

Joking with a volunteer during the first round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, after one of Lefty's drives hit the man in the noggin and bounced into the opposite rough.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Peak, a Chinese sneaker company, is giving Cavaliers backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova a signature shoe, the Delly 1.