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Arizona Diamondbacks Hold Statewide Scavenger Hunts for Golden Bobbleheads; Last One is Tonight in Mesa

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On August 1, team officials announced they would give out 64 limited-edition golden-colored bobbleheads depicting left fielder Gerardo Parra (last year's winner of Major League Baseball's Gold Glove Award) to fans over the course of eight days.

A series of "Golden Bobble Scavenger Hunts" have been conducted in various cities throughout the Valley and around the state, each awarding one of eight bobbleheads to anyone both smart enough and lucky enough to figure out the specific location where the figures are being given away. (Certain fans also received a "golden ticket" for two to a meet-and-greet session with Parra that will be held on Saturday afternoon.)

Clues have been sent out via the official D-backs twitter during a two-hour period for each of the hunts, which have been staged in towns ranging from Tombstone to Prescott. The hints aren't exactly the easiest things to crack and usually get participants quickly poking around on Google in order decipher the location.

For instance, Wednesday's hunt in Payson got fans scrambling around the city's Green Valley Park after obtuse clues as these were tweeted by the D-backs:

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.