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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Milwaukee Brewers Sausage Race

They appeared from behind the left-field fence in the middle of the sixth inning, five tall, costumed wieners with heads like Easter Island statues but wearing hats.

You are a true BREW CREW if you can name all five …

The sausages are considered mascots and have names. Brett, the bratwurst, is identified by his lederhosen. Stosh, the Polish sausage, sports dark glasses and a rugby shirt. The one with the mustache and the chef’s outfit is Guido, the Italian sausage. Frankie Furter, the hot dog, wears a baseball uniform. Cinco the chorizo dons a sombrero.

There is even a Sunday wrinkle in which the adult wieners do a midrace handoff to similarly costumed children, although that was put aside for the postseason.

More via the NY Times.

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