In Major League Baseball, this year’s record spate of home runs has led some people to claim that the ball is “juiced.” Meanwhile, in Major League Eating, maybe the hot dogs were juicier — making them harder to eat? Though this year’s Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest was won by two familiar faces, for the first time since 2015, no records were broken.
If you’ve ever watched a Green Bay Packers game, it’s patently obvious that Wisconsinites love their cheese.
Minor league baseball is a quintessentially American pastime, and one of the best ways to spend a laid back summer evening. Though single, double, and triple A leagues do a pretty poor job of paying its up and coming players a living wage, they sure do know how to execute the kind of zany promotions and fun theme nights to get butts in seats. But though most of these are good fun, one minor league team found out that hard way that their sarcastic take on a social media-savvy generation didn’t exactly translate to the kind of viral attention they wanted.