A clever sign can be serve several purposes at a sporting event. Make a catchy sign to distract an opposing team's player, to show support for your favorite player or team and catch the attention of the cameraman to increase the chance of getting captured on television or the big screen
A Sign that Distracts an Opponent
Use a sign is to distract an opposing player. If you are sitting behind home plate, bring a blown-up version of a celebrity's head. As an opposing pitcher is getting ready to deliver a pitch, hold up the head. Check with the stadium to ensure big signs such as this one are permitted.
A Sign that Cheers on your Favorite Player
Pick your favorite player and make a sign calling your section of the crowd his fan club. To make the sign more catchy, use word-play involving the player's name. For example, if you are making a sign for Dan Uggla, call your fan club "Coyote Uggla's Fan Club." A sign such as this might get you on television.
A Sign that Catches the Cameraman's Attention
To catch the attention of the cameraman of a televised game, use the name of network that is showing the game in the sign. Use each letter of the network to form a sentence that talks about your favorite team. While this idea is fairly common, set your sign apart by writing a pun or a joke about your favorite team or its opponent. For example, if you are at a Washington Nationals game that is shown on ESPN , you can make a sign that says "Every Senator Prefers Nationals." If you are able to dress up in a costume that goes along with the sign, you might get captured on camera.
A Sign that Puns Famous Signs or Commericals
Signs reading "John 3:16" often show up at sporting events. If your favorite team has a player named "Juan" or another name that rhymes with John, play off this sign. Included Juan's batting average or ERA. For example, write "Juan .316." Other signs often play off famous commercials. Use a famous ad campaign such as "Got Milk?" or MasterCard's ' "Priceless" campaign.
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