The Milwaukee Brewers have the famous racing sausages, but the Memphis Redbirds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) added their own local twist to a nightly mascot race: the team’s promotion includes a pulled-pork sandwich and a rib.
AutoZone Park is renowned for the availability of Rendezvous ribs at the concession stands; the ballpark sits just a few blocks from the legendary rib joint. So it seems natural that the team’s mascot race would focus on a food so closely associated with the city. The race features a container of dry rub, barbecue sauce, a pulled-pork sandwich and a rib (as shown above).
The Redbirds unveiled the race this past weekend.
Image courtesy of the Memphis Redbirds.
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