To Hell With Brian Wilson’s Beard, Let’s Play Ball

We are just three days away from the opening pitch of the 2011 Major League Baseball season. Ergo, it’s a good time to view some baseball commercials. Here’s one from Swirl in San Francisco.

Here’s another Giants-related spot for a video game.

According to Wikipedia, Giants pitcher Brian Wilson has a mohawk hairstyle and while on a road trip at the beginning of August 2010 grew a thick beard, which he began dying black at the start of September, although he has deferred answering questions on the topic.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.