July 27, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Well, at least the salsa is low-cal.
The West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor league baseball team, will
be offering up major league cholesterol, carbohydrates and calories
in an enormous hamburger being added to the menu this year at the
Fifth Third Ballpark.
The 4-pound, $20 burger features five beef patties, five slices
of cheese, nearly a cup of chili and liberal doses of salsa and
corn chips, all on an 8-inch sesame-seed bun. That's a lot of
The Grand Rapids Press reports that anyone who eats the entire
4,800-calorie behemoth in one sitting will receive a special
T-shirt. Saner fans can divide it up with a pizza cutter and share.
The Midwest League team is a Class A affiliate of the Detroit