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Snakes Gould wrote:bigken117 wrote:Snakes Gould wrote: im sure you've all heard that story but im sure most dont know why he was pelted with the snowballs. just one of the many stories.
Beacuse the Eagles were 2-12 that season? That's a good reason
mostly because the "santa claus" was a drunken mess and his beard was falling off, among other things. seems like a good reason to me.
Frank Olivo -- the erstwhile Santa in question -- wasn't drunk, nor was his red suit in tatters that December day in 1968 when he walked onto the field for the halftime show, only to be met by a chorus of jeers and a snowball fusillade from Eagles fans.
Art Vandelay wrote:The media focus on Philadelphia sports fans doesn't excuse the actions of those fans.
knapplc wrote:Why does the media focus on Phillie sports fans and not, say, San Fran fans?
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