Last night, in celebration of their 10th annual Jewish Heritage Night, the San Francisco Giants gave away around 2,000 free Mezuzahs to fans carrying specially marked Jewish Heritage tickets for their game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The event began with a pre-game party in Seals Plaza located just beyond center field from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring Jewish musician Saul Kaye and kosher food for purchase from Dina’s, a local Kosher catering company.
It was somewhat fitting that the Jewish Heritage game be played against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as Ike Davis, the Pirates first-baseman is one of only 11 Jewish players currently playing in the league.
While sports themed Mezuzah giveaways may be a rare occurrence, Mezuzahs featuring the logos of popular sports teams are not.
Here is a small sampling of other such sports themed Mezuzahs: