Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 3/27/12

What’s the over/under on media members leading their stories on this grande weiner supreme with “everything’s bigger in Texas!” Remember when Houston was voted the fattest city in the United States a few years ago? (Made popular in the documentary film “Super Size Me”) Well, Dallas is about to give them a run for their money this MLB season.

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Team president Nolan Ryan did not mince words with ESPN Radio in Dallas regarding the Texas Rangers‘ most recent acquisition — a two-foot-long, one-pound gourmet hot dog that feeds three or four fans and costs $26:

“It has to be a tremendous wiener. And then we’re getting some kind of exotic bread flown in from France. And I don’t know what kind of condiments you put on that. But I do want to look at it.

A result of the work of Rangers Ballpark chef Cristobal Vasquez, the dog is a Coney Island-style wiener that will be topped with shredded cheese, chili and sauteed onions. Not to mention the bun, apparently made of “exotic bread flown in from France”

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