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Hello Kitty and Her Allies Claim Dodgertown in Their Steady Conquest of the Free World

Image Courtesy of Sanrio
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Gird yourselves: Hello Kitty is storming Dodger Stadium next weekend.Sanrio and the Dodgers teamed up to offer Hello Kitty collectibles and discounted tickets, but don't shoot the messenger — and please, honey, don't cry — but the deal has already sold out.

Even if you don't get a plush Hello Kitty decked in Dodger gear and looking totally adorbs(she's rocking a cap and a bow at the same time), there's plenty more Hello Kitty schwag where that came from:

In addition, Hello Kitty and her friends My Melody®, Keroppi® and Chococat® will make special appearances at Dodger Stadium that weekend and fans in attendance at Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 18 will receive a Hello Kitty Dodger-themed crown.
Hello Kitty and friends will make a special appearance at La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers on Saturday, September 17 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. to meet and greet fans. They will visit Dodger Stadium again on Sunday, September 18 to take part in the ceremonial first pitch.

For you sports fans who are still reading (it's hard to get a sense of where Dodger fandom and Sanrio mania overlap), those are the nights that the Dodgers are playing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Yogurt and Hello Kitty are a seamless pairing, but can tween girls and other fans buck dismal attendance stats for a night?