Get Your Hot Dog!
The popularity of hot dogs as the food of choice at America's baseball stadium never wavers. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) has released its annual survey of Major League stadiums, predicting that more than 30 million hot dogs will be consumed this season. This many hot dogs would stretch around the bases 41,776 times!
Shea Stadium is at the head of the pack, with the largest projected hot dog consumption, two million hot dogs, for 2008.
Next is Fenway Park, with expected consumption of over 1.7 million hot dogs. Third is Wrigley Field at 1.5 million hot dogs.
You can find some unique hot dogs at stadiums around the country. Check out these signature franks:
Metrodome, home of the Minnesota Twins: The Dome Dog, a black angus dog served with freshly-made toppings.
Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves: The Georgia Dog, topped with coleslaw, chili and onion relish.
Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox: Grilled or boiled dogs, served with mustard and relish on a New England bun.
Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies: The Rockie Dog, a foot-long frank loaded with grilled peppers, kraut, and onions.
It’s always fun to learn something new! At Channelside Apartments in Fort Myers, Florida, we love to provide you with fun, thought-provoking facts that will make you reflect on different aspects of life.