Kokomo Jackrabbits to Wear Willy Wonka Jerseys on Friday
Jackrabbits GM: “They’re Scrumpdiddlyumptious!”
Fifty years ago, a fantastical movie introduced us all to snozzberries and Oompa Loompas, and had us all clamoring for the legendary golden ticket.
This Friday, the Kokomo Jackrabbits will celebrate the cinematic legend that is Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory with jerseys that promise to excite fans just as much as a golden ticket.
“The name Willy Wonka still inspires fun, even 50 years later,” said Jackrabbits general manager Michael Lieberman. “We wanted jerseys that reflected that same whimsical feeling. From all the feedback we’ve received, these hit the mark. In Wonka’s own words, they’re scrumpdiddlyumptious!”
Fans will have an opportunity to go home with the game-worn jerseys, too. Nine of the jerseys will be given away by a drawing to fans in attendance. The remaining jerseys will be up for auction, with bidding starting as low as $50. Fans who want to bid on the jerseys can visit https://bit.ly/JackrabbitsWonka; bidding will go live on Friday at 5 PM ET.
Tickets for the Jackrabbits current homestand, which begins tonight and concludes with the Willy Wonka jersey night on Friday, are available now. Fans can purchase tickets at the Kokomo Municipal Stadium box office, by phone at (765) 457-5000, or online at kokomojackrabbits.com.