Joliet’s Minor League Stadium is Now ‘The Cards Against Humanity Baseball Place’

Stunt wraps up the game's effort to 'save America'

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When the twisted minds behind Cards Against Humanity asked fans to pitch in $15 to help the game company “save America,” almost any potential scenario was on the table. This is, after all, the brand that used $100,573 in donations to literally dig a hole in the ground.

But this time around, the “Cards Against Humanity Saves America” campaign has given fans a bit more for their money, and the impact could be felt for a long while—perhaps at the U.S.-Mexico border where the brand bought land to disrupt President Trump’s proposed wall, but almost certainly in Joliet, Illinois.

“For Day Six of Cards Against Humanity Saves America, we purchased the naming rights to a minor league baseball stadium in Joliet, Illinois,” the brand announced on its campaign site. “Kindly remove your caps and stand for The Cards Against Humanity Baseball Place, the new home of the Joliet Slammers! Subscribers got a blueprint of the stadium, a pack of baseball cards, and a ticket voucher. America has been saved. I love you.”

On a new site called Cards Against Humanity Saves Baseball, you can see photos from the stadium or download a commemorative blueprint set.

As with all things CAH, it’s hard to tell how real this stunt is. The signage posted so far is temporary, though still attention-grabbing. The Chicago Tribune reached out to to the Slammers’ office but only got an answering machine message requesting that all questions about Cards Against Humanity be directed to the game company.

Here’s a video (narrated by Hollywood star and advertising voiceover legend Peter Coyote) recapping why the game makers launched this year’s campaign against “injustice, lies, racism, the whole enchilada”:

In addition to trying to block Trump’s border wall, Cards Against Humanity Saves America also “redistributed the wealth” by sending $1,000 checks to its neediest fans, matched donations to school programs that created alternatives to homework, created a daily good-news podcast and financed an ongoing national opinion poll with questions like “Would you rather be smart and sad, or dumb and happy?” (A telling 53 percent would rather be dumb and happy.)

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