Funny meme from the RubberDucks calling out their iconic sponsor hook and reminding people that baseball is coming.
We just referenced this exact sponsor hook this month on a Gameops.com Plus Huddle.
The Huddle Topic was quirky sponsor hits like a broken glass sound effect after a foul ball, repeating PA announcement trigger or sponsored audio clip for a Power Play. These quick in-game elements provide valuable sponsor inventory without filling an inning-break or time out. We looked at examples and discussed how to create a powerful hook. Guest paneled by Amanda Greco and Vegas Golden Knights Tyler Ferraro. We were joined by teams in the the NHL, MILB, WWE, NBA, MLR and more.
Akron RubberDucks – LUIGI: Whenever a foul ball left the field and went into the stands the PA would read: “Fans, that foul ball was brought to you by LUIGI.” Scoreboard provided the company logo to support as well. Without actively instructing anyone the fans have become trained to shout “LUIGI” with the announcement. Even this early-season Wednesday Night crowd of 1,295 fans was making a lot of noise for each successive foul ball. Luigi’s is a down-home institution offering hearty pies and now memorable to baseball fans from this sponsor hook.