As we mentioned over the course of the season, the hit concession item of the season had to be the West Michigan Whitecaps’ “Fifth Third Burger,” a four-pound behemoth that clocks in at nearly 5,000 calories. It’s good for you, though. Just, um, take our word on that and eat it. Do it.
Turns out plenty of Whitecaps fans did - over 100 on Opening Day alone - which means many are about to die of massive heart attacks within the next couple months. As CNBC’s Darren Rovell reports, the team sold almost 2,000 of the culinary monstrosities, meaning one thing: GREAT SUCCESS! But hey - what’s a gluttonous food item worth if you can’t make a competition out of it?