Pelicans make a $10K pitch for Seahawks QB Wilson

wewantwilson_media_wall_248If Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson doesn’t win Sunday’s Super Bowl, he’s always got a backup gig with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans waiting on him.

The Pelicans have released a video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m98rmhlETc&feature=youtu.be) launching a campaign to attract the two-sport athlete to suit up for the Pelicans for one game this summer.

The parent club Texas Rangers recently acquired Wilson in the Rule 5 Draft from the Colorado Rockies.  As a member of the Rangers farm system, Wilson could potentially take the field for the Pelicans during a game this season.  If Wilson were to join the Pelicans for a game in 2014, the Pelicans will donate $10,000 to the charity of Wilson’s choice.

Wilson is no stranger to TicketReturn.Com Field. In fact, on February 26th, 2010 he hit an extra inning walk off homerun against UC Irvine as a member of the NC State baseball team. Russell has played several games at Pelicans Ballpark and would be welcomed back at any time, said Pelicans General Manager Andy Milovich.

“Wilson has an open invitation to our ballpark, whether he wants to suit up or just enjoy a game with his wife,” Milovich said.  “We’re looking forward to having him reunite with Pelicans Manager Joe Mikulik, who managed him in Asheville.”

If the charitable donation is not enough, Milovich shows his dedication to bringing Wilson to TicketReturn.com Field in the video attached below.  Fans are asked to join in the effort by sharing the video on social media and include #wewantwilson.

VIDEO LINK: We Want Wilson (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m98rmhlETc&feature=youtu.be)

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