by TREY WILSON
We unveiled these beautiful Jabba the Hutt jerseys yesterday. The Curve will wear them on May 30 against Binghamton at PNG Field, and the jerseys will be auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting the St. Vincent DePaul Society Soup Kitchen.
— Altoona Curve (@AltoonaCurve) March 30, 2015
The reactions were priceless and some were pretty creative.
— Michael McHenry (@mdmchenry) March 30, 2015
Many outlets nationwide picked up on the announcement, with some pretty outstanding reviews. Here is what some of them had to say:
— Cut4 (@Cut4) March 30, 2015
— Sporting News (@sportingnews) March 31, 2015
So who exactly is Jabba the Hutt? His full name Jabba Desilijic Tiure. According to Wookieepedia, he is “one of the most notorious Hutt crime lords in the galaxy, who governed a large criminal empire located in the Outer Rim Territories from his desert palace on Tatooine.”
Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look how the people behind Star Wars made Jabba work. Skip ahead to the 1:26 mark to get to the Jabba content.
And to close this post, here is Jabba’s notorious laugh looped for twelve hours.