Oakland, Calif. Pizza delivery, courtesy of Jeff Francoeur.
The Kansas City Royals’ right fielder had 20 personal pizzas delivered Wednesday to a small but animated group of Oakland Athletics fans in section 149 of the Coliseum.
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 bleacher 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.
“Baseball is fun. We can take it too serious sometimes,” Francoeur said before the game. “This is something more than just baseball.”