Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 6/27/13
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs are the AAA baseball team for the Philadelphia Phillies.  They’re hosting a “Celebration of Life” Night and will give one lucky person to live and die with their team.  Big League Stew sheds some light on what this exactly means: Well, the IronPigs will give their fans the opportunity to write a 200-word essay on what his or her ideal funeral would be. All entries must be turned in on July 31, and then, on Aug. 20, when the IronPigs will be host “Celebration of Life” night at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA, the person judged to have written the best essay will actually win a free funeral courtesy of the Reichel Funeral Home and Northampton Memorial Co. It’s the real deal, folks. No expense will spared. In fact, according to the team’s press release, the Reichel funeral package will include a casket, funeral direction, body removal, embalming or cremation (I think you can decide later), hearse and facility for the funeral services, and a wake or viewing. N...
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