Houston MLB FanFest Event Now Underway
Bagwell/Clemens exclusive figures on sale
Contest winners announced
The spawn.com gang has touched down in Houston once again, this time for the John
Hancock All-Star FanFest at the George R. Brown Convention Center through July 13.
McFarlane's Sports Picks officially licensed baseball products -- including two-up
prototypes of upcoming figures -- are on display in our gorgeous newly redesigned
booth (just look for the 15-foot-high McFarlane Sports banner) and we're selling
two exclusive figures:
- Houston Astros pitcher
"the Rocket" Clemens in his all-white home alternate uniform
- Longtime Houston Astros 1B
Bagwell, who will be dressed in the midnight blue jersey and the goatee he sported a
few seasons ago.
The figures cost $15 each or $25 for a set. Both figures are individually packaged in a
special All-Star Exclusive clamshell container. Day 1 purchase limits are four sets per
person; those limits can and will change over the course of the event.
There was a Day 1 rush to get the exclusives and a large line, but it is moving along
efficiently thanks to a dual-register setup. As of Monday morning (July 12), there was
still some availability of the exclusive figures, though itĻs impossible to estimate how
quickly the remainder will sell out. Donít wait too long if you want access to these pieces.
The exclusives arenít the only reason to come by the McFarlane booth. Youíll also get to
meet several staffers and get a chance to check out the two-up prototypes of Nolan Ryan,
Yogi Berra, Roger Clemens, Jeff Bagwell, Roy Oswalt, Andy Pettitte and Lance Berkman.
Additionally, packaged samples of the Cooperstown Collection are on display on the back
The McFarlane Toys booth is located in the MVP Collector's Showcase at the event. Show
hours are: Friday, July 9, 9 AM-6 PM; Saturday, July 10, 9 AM-8 PM; Sunday, July 11, 9
AM-8 PM; Monday, July 12, 9 AM-8 PM; and Tuesday, July 13, 9 AM-6 PM.
John Hancock All-Star FanFest is the largest baseball fan event in the nation and a
once-in-a-lifetime experience for families and fans of all ages. Event information:
1-800-449-3267 or visit MLB.com or Astros.com.
Spawn.com recently held a contest to win sets of our MLB FanFest exclusive action
figures currently on sale at the event in Houston. Thanks to the thousands who entered
the contest. These two fans were randomly selected from all the entrants and each will
receive a set of FanFest exclusives, each signed by Todd McFarlane:
- Jim Reynolds of Lake In The Hills, IL
- Vicente Lozano of Mission, TX
Congratulations to the winners; your prizes will be shipped ASAP.
Source: Spawn.com and Todd McFarlane Productions
Date: July 9, 2004
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