- Baseball fans will enjoy “in the ballpark” of 26.8 million hot dogs at US baseball stadiums this season. That’s enough to circle the bases 36,000 times.
- In 2010, consumers spent more than $1.6 billion on hot dogs in U.S. supermarkets.
- Weight Watchers includes hot dogs in its medically-approved diet regimen.
- Sixty percent of Americans prefer their Hot Dogs grilled.
In case you're wondering why on earth SG would run a Rays photo on MLB Opening Day, Kayem is the official hot dog and sausage of the Rays, and Red Sox (and Patriots, Lightning, Florida State Seminoles, and Boston College Eagles), and they're the ones who provided the hot dog stats.
p.s. Rays Opening Day is tomorrow. Red Sox too.
Go Yankees! Or, more importantly, Go Away Rain!