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Kansas City Royals right fielder Jeff Francoeur had 20 personal pizzas delivered Wednesday to Oakland Athletics fans in section 149. The gesture came a day after the second annual “Bacon Tuesday,” as it has become known.
Last year, Francoeur tossed a ball wrapped in a $100 bill into the elevated seats above his outfield spot, instructing fans to use it to buy bacon or beer.
They now love Francoeur and cheer him at every chance. On Tuesday, fans wore “Bacon Tuesday” shirts and made a large piece of paper bacon to hang from the railing.
They’ll have to enjoy the pizza while they can. This marks the Royals’ lone Bay Area trip this year.