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A tale as old as time: Royals mascot victorious in lawsuit involving thrown hot dog


You may recall that last year a Kansas man sued the Kansas City Royals, alleging that a hot dog thrown by the team’s mascot -- Sluggerrr -- at a September 2009 game struck him in the eye and detached his retina. If you do recall that, you probably need to get a life, but you may recall it all the same.

Anyway, that case went to trial -- to trial?! -- and the jury reached a verdict. It was determined that Sluggerrr used the requisite level of hot dog-flinging care for a reasonable anthropomorphic lion mascot in the State of Missouri. The Royals win.

And people say there’s no justice in this country.