Posted April 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Pizza delivery, courtesy of Jeff Francoeur. The Kansas City Royals' right fielder had 20 personal pizzas delivered to a small but animated group of Oakland Athletics fans in section 149 of the Coliseum on Wednesday night. 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. On Tuesday fans wore ''Bacon Tuesday'' shirts, and there's a large piece of paper bacon hanging from the railing in his honor. A member of the visiting clubhouse staff brought the pizzas to the fans in the first inning during the finale of a three-game series. With the free eats came a signed bat from Francoeur and a note: ''Right field bleacher crew, keep making bacon.'' The crowd oohed and aahed, clapped, hollered and repeatedly chanted, ''Thank you, Jeff...
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