Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 4/13/12
Jeff Francoeur had 20 pizzas delivered to a group of Oakland A's fans seated in the right field bleacher section of the Oakland Coliseum the other night— the weird thing is the rightfielder plays for the opposing team. The Kansas City Royals outfielder had the pies and a signed bat sent to a group of happy A's fans sitting in section 149 above the outfield turf Francoeur patrols.The gesture came a day after the second annual "Bacon Tuesday," as it has become known.  Last year, Francoeur— who has never even played for the A's— tossed a ball wrapped in a $100 bill into the elevated bleacher seats, instructing the fans to buy bacon or beer. You can probably guess which they chose. The fans now adore Francoeur and cheer him like one of their own.  On Tuesday, they wore "Bacon Tuesday" shirts and hung a large piece of bacon from the railing in tribute. The pizza was brought over to the fans during the first inning of the finale of the three-game series along with the bat and a note: "...
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