Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Sports 
Thread started 02 Sep 2018 (Sunday) 17:45
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

Do other cities do this???

 
Pigpen101
Senior Member
567 posts
Gallery: 3 photos
Likes: 327
Joined Mar 2017
     
Sep 02, 2018 17:45 |  #1

I was wondering if other cities do this with their sports teams.

For years, the Pirates have run the pierogi race every home game during the 7th inning stretch. 6 or seven people dressed in large pierogi costumes and raced around the field. I have actually known of fans placing bets on their favorite pierogi character (I mean a dollar or 2 or maybe a beer).

So yesterday I was at the Pitt game and they introduced "The Greats Race". I believe this is to be a recurring thing every home game, they consist of: Larry Fitzgerald, Mike Ditka, Tony Dorsett, & Dan Marino.

Do any of your teams do this sort of thing? If so, please post an image for us to see.


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
CHillyDoggy
Goldmember
Avatar
1,275 posts
Gallery: 17 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 1044
Joined Apr 2011
Location: St. Augustine, FL
     
Sep 04, 2018 13:43 |  #2

Ha Ha, that's pretty cool. Won't be long to it makes its way around I'm sure.


Craig Hill Photography (external link) / Craig Hill Photography on Facebook (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
grayphoto
Member
32 posts
Gallery: 2 photos
Likes: 9
Joined Sep 2018
     
Sep 05, 2018 09:31 |  #3

Reminds me of the Presidential race at Washington Nationals games




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pigpen101
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
567 posts
Gallery: 3 photos
Likes: 327
Joined Mar 2017
     
Sep 05, 2018 14:36 |  #4

grayphoto wrote in post #18700862 (external link)
Reminds me of the Presidential race at Washington Nationals games

Ok, so other cities do it too.

Do you have a shot of it?




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
JeffCanon
Senior Member
Avatar
793 posts
Gallery: 18 photos
Likes: 37
Joined Jun 2006
Location: Hollywood, Fla. USA
Post edited 1 month ago by JeffCanon.
     
Sep 06, 2018 12:22 |  #5

I have only seen this in baseball before. Miami Hurricane baseball Milkshake Race


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Critiques Welcomed
New jeffjarboe.comexternal link Old PBaseexternal linkaka Jeff Canes or JeffCanon
Canon 7D, EOS1, A1, IV Sb, Fuji X-Pro1, Epson R-D1s

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Pigpen101
THREAD ­ STARTER
Senior Member
567 posts
Gallery: 3 photos
Likes: 327
Joined Mar 2017
Post edited 1 month ago by Pigpen101.
     
Sep 06, 2018 15:59 as a reply to  @ JeffCanon's post |  #6

Ha Ha. Thanks for posting. I too have only seen it in Baseball until now. I'm guessing milkshakes because of the heat in Miami? The Pirates race perogies because of the whole ethnic thing. We even have a district of the city called "Polish Hill".




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
carpenter
Goldmember
2,581 posts
Gallery: 12 photos
Likes: 283
Joined Jul 2006
Location: Green Bay, WI
     
Sep 08, 2018 00:25 |  #7

The Milwaukee Brewers have had their famous racing sausages since 1993.


5D Mk IV | 24-105L | 85 1.8 | 70-200L 2.8 IS MkII | 100-400L MkII

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Zivnuska
Goldmember
Avatar
3,581 posts
Gallery: 68 photos
Likes: 459
Joined Oct 2007
Location: Wichita, Kansas
     
Sep 08, 2018 00:59 |  #8

carpenter wrote in post #18703106 (external link)
The Milwaukee Brewers have had their famous racing sausages since 1993.

Yep.


www.zivnuska.zenfolio.​com/blog (external link) = My Blog
Gear List
www.zivnuska.zenfolio.​com (external link)

"It's not tight until you see the color of the irides."

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Noitca
Senior Member
517 posts
Gallery: 64 photos
Likes: 256
Joined Feb 2011
Location: Acworth, GA
     
Sep 13, 2018 09:05 |  #9

Yep, but again, limited to baseball.

The Atlanta Braves have a Home Depot Tools Race. Hammerin Hank, Phil the Bucket, B-Rush, Two-Bit the Drill. The Drill always cheats, and typically loses.

The Braves have also done another event the last few years... Beat the Freeze. The Freeze is an aspiring sprinter that dresses up in a Freeze costume (sponsored by Race Trac), then races an average Joe from foul pole to foul pole along the outfield warning track. The average Joe gets a head start (a few seconds), but the Freeze is wearing track shoes. The Freeze usually wins. Sometimes the fan gets smoked. Sometimes it's close. There has been a few epic losses by the fan (celebrating too early).

I will have to dig out some pics when I get a chance.


T1i with 18-55, 55-250, 50 1.8

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Chet
my rates fluctuate
Avatar
43,002 posts
Gallery: 125 photos
Likes: 1845
Joined Sep 2007
     
Sep 13, 2018 09:36 |  #10

They tried the frolicking deer in some early, 1964 rings a bell, Indy car races and it didn't go well. Weren't even able to salvage the costumes from what I heard.


Curator of the Bob's Pickle Emporium experience. -As always, One location to serve you better!
~Feel good today and donate to this great forum~ LINK
My Gear List

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
DutchinCLE
Goldmember
1,962 posts
Gallery: 45 photos
Likes: 837
Joined Jun 2012
Post edited 1 month ago by DutchinCLE.
     
Sep 13, 2018 11:39 |  #11

Cleveland Indians have the hot dog race with onion, mustard and ketchup.


Bas
Flickr (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

759 views & 2 likes for this thread
Do other cities do this???
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Sports 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is twellsphoto
886 guests, 421 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 6430, that happened on Dec 03, 2017

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.