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Giant burger at Michigan ballpark

The next item the West Michigan Whitecaps might want to consider selling at Fifth Third Ballpark concession stands is antacids. Or cholesterol medication.

That is because their newest menu option is a 4,800-calorie mouthful.

The team's Fifth Third Burger recently garnered attention from ESPN's "SportsCenter" and NBC's "The Today Show," in addition to Web sites and blogs across the country.

Here's what fans can expect from the Fifth Third Burger:

Start with an 8-inch sesame seed bun that requires 1 pound of dough and is made specially for the Whitecaps by Nantucket Baking Co. of Grand Rapids.
Rex Larsen | The Grand Rapids PressTodd Guyer, food and beverage manager for the West Michigan Whitecaps, adds a layer of Fritos to the Fifth Third Burger.

Spoon on nearly a cup of chili and place five one-third pound hamburger patties on top of that. (Get it, 5/3 pounds of beef for t


Added: Apr-1-2009 Occurred On: Mar-31-2009
By: fern420
Tags: giant, burger
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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