ABC 7 is reporting, “The Sister Jean bobblehead went on sale last week and quickly became a best-selling, according to the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.
The 98-year-old nun, who is the team chaplain for the Loyola University men’s basketball team, has become the Ramblers unofficial mascot. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt captured the hearts of March Madness viewers, who have watched the No. 11 Chicago team catapult themselves into the Final Four position.
About 63 percent of the orders came from outside Illinois. And within the first 24 hours, a Sister Jean bobblehead was sold to someone in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada…”