Love him or hate him, Nyjer Morgan is one of baseball’s most eccentric personalities. The guy is a certified nut job. He also happens to be a damn good player on a first-place team, which is why the fans in Milwaukee have grown to love him.
While the Brewers are currently one of the best teams in baseball and headed for a playoff appearance, they still only rank 10th in average attendance. Realizing that many of their fans come to see Morgan’s crazy interviews and unmatched passion for the game, the Brewers have decided to give away “Tony Plush Rally Towels” on Friday, Sept. 9 against the Phillies. The image to the right shows you what the towel will look like, as passed along by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the concept of Tony Plush, you can read a great explanation here. Tony Plush is Morgan’s self-proclaimed alter ego. Since he is supposedly a fairly calm dude off the field, it makes sense for Nyjer to have an alter ego and claim it to be responsible for outbursts like this and borderline obscene gestures like this. His antics are quirky and sometimes controversial, but a giveaway like this proves that the Brewers want Morgan to keep it coming.