October 18, 2006

WASN'T EDDIE SCISSONS BURIED IN HIS UNIFORM? (via Brandon Heathcotte)

Coffins to bear logos of baseball teams (PATRICK WALTERS, 10/18/06, Associated Press)

Many crazed baseball fans have said they would die for a championship. But are they willing to take that devotion to the grave? Major League Baseball and a company that makes funeral products will soon find out just how many fans want to be decked out for all eternity in tribute to their team.

Starting next season, fans of the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will be able to have their ashes put in an urn or head six feet under in a casket emblazoned with their team colors and insignia.

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 18, 2006 7:07 PM
Comments

Except for the Tigers, that's a list of all the teams with the most annoying fans in baseball.

Posted by: Raoul Ortega at October 18, 2006 8:47 PM

In 1000 years, archeologists can dig these people up and comment on emblems of the regional cults that flourished in US during the early 21st century.

Posted by: Brandon at October 19, 2006 11:49 AM

I am way ahead of these guys.

(In one sense only. I hope.)

Posted by: Matt Murphy at October 19, 2006 10:06 PM
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