yesterday that the Madison Mallards will be having a Big Lebowski
event. It will no doubt be a hoot.
But I must ask: does anyone go to a Mallards game because baseball is being played? The Brewers have 44 promotional nights listed
on their schedule while the Mallards, who play many fewer games, have 37
Madison is not a baseball town and hasn't been one in a while, if it ever was. The UW is, to the best of my knowledge, the only Big Ten university without a baseball team. (I believe that it was in the early 1990s when the sport was demoted to recreational status.) We've had a few minor league teams shuffle through town since I've lived here but only the non-professionals of the Mallards have prospered.
So 'fess up – who goes to the games for the bobbleheads, beer, and pitches thrown out by the guy who worked as a gaffer on Mork & Mindy instead of the baseball?