Our Hit Towels came in yesterday and our online inventory sold out in just a handful of hours! We were unsure of how many to make at first but it’s clear that you guys are in to it. For whatever reason, it’s fun. There are still some left at our Citi Field stand, but they’re moving fast. If you want one of this first batch, get to the game tonight! The next stack won’t be ready by the end of this home stand.
We dropped off a bunch before the game to the players and they made their way to the dugout. I was reluctant at first since we didn’t want to mess with the mojo. They’ve been using Gatorade towels and last night the majority of them still did. Some made their way to the “car wash” which was definitely cool. If the players use them, that’s great. If they’re supersticious and don’t want to, that’s totally fine too. This is about the fans connecting with the team from the stands. Nothing more than a little towel waving to celebrate a hit and hopefully win!
MORE ARE ON THEIR WAY. SIT TIGHT!
(Dugout photo: Andrew Harts)
Love it or think it’s silly, this is a thing. The Mets wave towels after hits and even form their own “car wash” in the dugout after home runs. Curtis Granderson brought the idea to the team; it’s caught on with the players and spread to the stands. After some players get on base they look to the dugout and wave their hand. It’s cool. That’s what the game is about right? FUN. We’ve been bringing our own grimy dish towels to games lately to get in on the fun. Now we have something official! Many fans asked if we’d start producing something for them… so here they are.
Plenty of teams have “rally towels” that they wave before, during or after games. That’s not what this is. This is a HIT TOWEL as blatantly plastered along the front. We’ll have these available soon and we encourage you to get in on the action. Not quite sure why, but something about waving a white towel is fun; which in this instance means the complete opposite of surrendering. Some say they’re even subliminally sticking it to the opposing team. The Mets aren’t backing down.
The size is 15″ x 18″ which is perfect for fans to bring to games. You can toss it in a bag or fold it in half and hang out of your back pocket, just waiting for the right time. Price will be $7 on our website and go up for sale this coming Monday at noon! They’ll also be available at Citi Field ($7.99) starting Monday night (9/27)!
PLENTY OF BASEBALL TO BE PLAYED. GET IN TO IT AND LET’S GET BEHIND OUR DUDES IN THE SECOND HALF. LET’S WAVE MORE TOWELS!