Saturday, August 9, 2014

Croix de Sports Traders Diamond

Back in the day, the San Francisco Giants would reward all fans who stayed for the duration of an extra-inning night game with the coveted Croix de Candlestick. The pin, which was worn proudly by almost all recipients, was a way of acknowledging the dedication of fans who braved the chilly temperatures at Candlestick Park.

After enduring the frigid temperatures of a 4 hour and 7 minute night game at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park (phew, that was a mouthful) last night, I'd like to suggest that the HarbourCats institute a similar mechanism for rewarding their die-hard fans. Although last night's attendance was a healthy 2,301, there couldn't have been more than 301 rugged fans in the ballpark when the game (mercifully) ended. These brave souls deserve to be rewarded for their loyalty, and a Croix de Sports Traders Diamond would be the perfect gesture.

1 comment:

  1. HarbourCats GM Jim Swanson insists there were 800 left in the stands when the game ended. IMHO I think he is being overly optimistic, but let's split the difference and say there were (301+800)/2=551 fans still in attendance. Either way, they deserve a pin!