I arrived at the Mariners game on Saturday night 45 minutes before it started to ensure I received a free giveaway Nelsen Cruz bobblehead. Unfortunately they were out, and the attendant told me they had run out an hour before I arrived.
There were 20,000 bobbleheads that were supposed to be given away. The attendance was listed at 40,765. Using simple arithmetic, roughly half the people in Safeco should have been walking around with bobbleheads. My estimate is 2 to 3 percent of fans had them. I looked for them all night but there were so few I probably only laid eyes on around 30 …