The origin of the beer hats

I’ve always wondered how the beer hat tradition began at Baum, so I spent a little time learning about it. Here is what I found.

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Well done, Matt.

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Enjoyed the read, Matt.

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After dropping hints for years, my wife finally came through with a beer hat for me this week for a birthday gift. Couldn’t make it to the game last night, but wore the hat in my easy chair as we whupped Florida.

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Great story!

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I bought a beer hat for my daughter a couple of years ago at the souvenir shop on Razorback Road on the way to Baum.

Love the story, and I agree with DVH…its a great tradition since it comes everytime with a bases loaded opportunity for hog hitters. I could be wrong but I thought Skip Carey when he was play by play for the Atl Braves first drew attention to bases loaded as being “drunk”. I remember him saying “the bases are drunk” when the Braves would load them up. I had never heard that before…and seem to recall someone back then crediting SC with the terminology.

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Great read!

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Another great find. Thanks, Matt.

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Oh, he didn’t find it. He researched it!

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