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A Minor League Baseball Team Held a 'Back Hair Appreciation Night' and It Was Exactly What It Sounds Like


"Do you need to shave your back more often than your face?"

Image source: Bowie Baysox

Forget about "Cowboy Monkey Rodeo". On Thursday, Maryland's Bowie Baysox delivered the newest king of kitschy promotional ideas: "Back Hair Appreciation Night."

The Baysox marketing team had fun with the promotion, posting ahead of Thursday night's event:

Is your back well-coiffed? Do you need to shave your back more often than your face? If the answer to these questions is YES, then you need to be at Back Hair Appreciation Night at the Baysox on Thursday, July 30.

... If your family and friends comment about the insane amount of hair you have on your back, or if you are cleaning out the filter in your pool twice a day after YOU get in it, then Back Hair Appreciation Night is YOUR Night to feel appreciated!

Before the game, several brave souls received a free back waxing, seated atop the Baysox dugout and in full view of the public:

Was the promotion a success? It certainly scored media attention on ESPN and other outlets.

Some of baseball's hirsute fans also chimed in.

The Baysox won Thursday night's game, beating the Trenton Thunder 4-3.

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