• Kemp, Hamels images adorn Big League Chew

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 6, 2013
    In June, a picture of Kemp will adorn the front of the gum package. Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies. Of course, Hamels and his wife, Heidi Hamels, are big-time charitable as well. Darren Rovell of ESPN says that Kemp's pack will debut in June: Even though I'm among those who grew up with pouches of Big League Chew showing a snarling cartoon caricature of a ballplayer , it's about time that real, live dudes appeared on America's beloved shredded chewing gum product. And those dudes are ... "This was uncharted territory for us," said Rob Nelson, who invented the product as a chewing-tobacco alternative along with Jim Bouton when the two were teammates on an independent baseball team in 1977.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Matt Kemp’s image put on Big League Chew pouch

      "Big League Chew! Man-sized wads of great-tasting shredded bubble gum, stuffed into a giant, stay-fresh pouch!" - TV commercial, 1980s Even though I'm among those who grew up with pouches of Big League Chew showing a snarling cartoon caricature of a bal
      Source: yahoo.com

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