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Monday, April 30, 2012

What the Nashville Sounds Have Been Known for

What the Nashville Sounds are known for

Several years ago, this is what caused the Nashville Sounds to receive national attention. Their "Faith Night" games where the stadium giveaway was a bobblehead of a Bible Character. Jonah (seen here) was given out at the June 16, 2006 game. Purity Dairies, another Quintessential Nashville company, was the title sponsor. The first 2000 people through the gates got one. Characters in the past include Samson, Moses and Noah, with no plans to ever make a Jesus bobble.

The idea was the brainchild of former Lipscomb University pitcher, and then Sounds employee Brent High. High then went on to create Third Coast Sports, a company that developed other religious-themed promotions for other sporting events

More info can be found in this NPR article.

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