Published June 22. 2013 4:00AM
The Connecticut Tigers will begin its "Hometown Heroes" Bobblehead Series on Sunday, featuring an appearance by former Norwich Free Academy football star and current Arizona Cardinals defensive end Matt Shaughnessy.
The first 1,000 fans arriving at Sunday's 4:05 p.m. Tigers-Tri-City Valley Cats game at Dodd Stadium in Norwich will receive a bobblehead of Shaughnessy wearing his NFA uniform. Gates open at 3 p.m. and Shaughnessy will be signing autographs on the concourse from 3-3:45 p.m.
The series will also include bobbleheads of Mystic native Matt Harvey of the New York Mets in his Fitch High school uniform (June 13) and San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain in his Connecticut Defenders uniform (July 27).
- Day Staff Reports