Found March 01, 2013 on Low Brow Sports:
The search is over! The famous Milwaukee Brewers’ Italian racing sausage has been returned safe and sound. The costume was lying unused in a backroom at the Milwaukee Curling Club during a fundraiser on Feb. 16th when someone swiped it. It was seen about an hour later bar hopping around town, according to reports. From there, he became a missing link… On Thursday, he was returned.  Via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: “The hot sausage reportedly was dropped off at TJ Ryan’s bar in Cedarburg. Two men — one wearing a hoodie pulled tight over his face — lugged the larger-than-life link into the bar just before 8 p.m. Wednesday, plopped him on a bar stool and warned staff, “You did not see anything,” said bartender Jen Mohney. “Like I didn’t just see two guys plop a sausage on a bar stool,” Mohney said. Mohney said the two left in less than a minute and she immediately called police.”

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