05
Aug
08

Elvis Lives! Elvis Gets Wet! Elvis Gets Arrested!


Last night’s Cubs/Astros tilt was halted for a while thanks to tornado warnings and intense lightning storms. The grounds crew rushed the tarp out onto the field and within minutes the giant piece of plastic became an all-too-tempting slid n’ slide. We’ve seen some Rangers players this year unable to resist and go sliding, which apparently the security folk don’t mind, (I’d guess the players’ GMs do…) but apparently, if you’re just some normal dude who goes to Cubs games dressed up as Elvis, a classic baseball fan tradition–in fact I believe Abner Doubleday used to do it too, although at the time everyone thought he was kind of a dandy–the security and police folk take umbrage. It just doesn’t seem fair to me, after all, he is the King.

[Fan IQ]


1 Response to “Elvis Lives! Elvis Gets Wet! Elvis Gets Arrested!”


  1. August 5, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    It was ’70s night at Wrigley Field, that’s why he was dressed as Elvis.


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