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Now THIS is ballpark food
March 23, 2009, 7:13 pm
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Thanks to my cohort Mike Hlas for sending me this link. It’s pure minor league baseball.

The West Michigan Whitecaps of the Midwest League have concocted a new item for their food menu at Fifth Third Field this season. It’s called the Fifth Third Burger.

The Fifth Third Burger is 1.66 pounds of beef (five-thirds of a pound) and includes lettuce, tomato, salsa, sour cream, chili and Fritos.

It’ll sell for $20, feeding one to four people. If one person manages to eat the entire Fifth Third Burger, he’ll be given a T-shirt to commemorate the event (and sure bellyache).

The Fifth Third Burger conains a whopping 4,889 calories. Yes, that 4,489 calories!!!!

Here’s a link to a story on the burger:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/29838746?__source=RSS*blog*&par=RSS

 

 

The Fifth Third Burger

The Fifth Third Burger

 

 

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They left off the bacon. Amateurs.

In all seriosity, I used to live in Grand Rapids and attended many Whitecaps’ games. The food at Fifth Third was always very good, especially the pork chop sandwich.

Comment by MF

$20 at DATPFAVMS would barely buy you a regular hamburger.

Comment by Jorge Vino

$20 at DATPFAVMS would barely buy you a regular hamburger.
Sorry, forgot to add great post! Can’t wait to see your next post!

Comment by Jorge Vino

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