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Hello Kitty turns 40 this year! She doesn't look a day over five. And to celebrate, Sanrio has come out with a San Francisco Giants tee featuring the cute little feline. The company's senior VP of licensing for major league baseball (how that for a niche title) tells SFist:
Season after season, we look for new and creative ways to expand our offerings to reach specific fans, so teaming up with an iconic brand like Hello Kitty gives our fans a fun new way to support their favorite team.
And on June 9, when the Giants play the Mets, ticket-holders will receive a limited-edition Hello Kitty/Giants bobblehead, and the first 20,000 fans get a Hello Kitty plush doll. We're suddenly kind of into baseball.
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