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National Hot Dog Council Press Release

MLB Fans Predicted to Eat More Than 18.5 Million Hot Dogs in 2015

Monday, April 06, 2015

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Washington, DC, April 6, 2015 – Like a Turkey on Thanksgiving, hot dogs are the quintessential summer ballpark food, and the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates that baseball fans will consume more than 18.5 million hot dogs and nearly 4.2 million sausages during the 2015 Major League season.  The combined hot dog and sausage total could stretch from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to Chase Field in Phoenix.  The hot dog total alone would reach as high as 7,827 Empire…