Matt Erickson bobblehead is All-Fan Giveaway for Rattlers 2013 Home Opener

This is the bobblehead of Matt Erickson that will be the All-Fan Giveaway on Monday, April 8 for the Rattlers home opener against Cedar Rapids. (Ann Mollica/Wisconsin Timber Rattlers)

By Chris Mehring / Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | January 22, 2013 7:17 AM ET

GRAND CHUTE, WI - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers manager Matt Erickson etched his name into the history books last September as he led the Milwaukee Brewers Midwest League affiliate to its first pennant.   Erickson will achieve another type of immortality - bobblehead immortality - when the Rattlers open their newly renovated stadium this season.

All fans who attend the game at Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium on Monday, April 8 will receive the bobblehead which features Erickson holding the Midwest League Championship trophy courtesy of Pepsi.   Erickson, an Appleton native, returns for his third season as the manager of the Rattlers in 2013.  

Single game tickets for the 2013 Timber Rattlers season will go on sale Saturday, March 16.   Fans may purchase full and partial season ticket packages and group events that include the home opener by contacting the Time Warner Cable Field ticket office at (920) 733-4152 or (800) WI-TIMBER to make sure they guarantee that they will get this collectible!

Wisconsin begins defense of their Midwest League crown at Peoria on Thursday, April 4.   The Rattlers will face the Cedar Rapids Kernels at 6:35pm in their home opener on April 8 at 6:35pm.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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