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Myrtle Beach Mermen Night

Myrtle Beach PelicansThe Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Single-A, Carolina League) went full Kenny Powers last night with Myrtle Beach Mermen Night.  The night was dedicated to the fictional team that was made popular by the HBO series Eastbound and Down.  It also featured an adult replica jersey giveaway to the first 500 adults.  Read preview here.

Myrtle Beach Mermen jersey, Myrtle Beach Pelicans Twitter photo.

Myrtle Beach Mermen jersey, Myrtle Beach Pelicans Twitter photo.

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Foo Fighters Plan Ballpark Tour

Foo Fighters Sonic HighwaysTouring to promote an album that delves into the roots of US music, the Foo Fighters will play some of the country’s most historic baseball stadiums starting next year, including Fenway Park and Wrigley Field.  Read more here.  Watch the trailer for the HBO Original Series, Foo Fighters Sonic Highways, which premiered on October 17.

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Kenny Powers, Mermen Take the Field Tonight on HBO

The third and final season of Eastbound & Down premiers tonight on HBO at 10 p.m. Eastern.  The series stars Danny McBride as washed up MLB pitcher Kenny Powers, who has moved on to become the closer for the Myrtle Beach Mermen.  Watch a preview here.  For the really hardcore fan, you can get your officially-licensed Kenny Powers gear here.

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