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IronPigs Give Away Free Funeral

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 9:29 AM

Baseball is the greatest game in the world. In fact, it’s to die for!

At least that's what the Lehigh Valley IronPigs think. The IronPigs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, gave away a $10,000 funeral in their most recent promotion. I’m not joking.

Fans were asked to submit an essay describing why they deserved a free funeral. The winner, 61-year-old Bill Hirchman, beat out more than 50 other entrants. In his essay, Hirchman promised to wear an IronPigs t-shirt at his funeral.

I live and die for baseball. But this promotion takes it to the next level!

H/T Wall Street Journal

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