Thursday, July 14, 2005

Just A Little Different Than A Cabbage Patch Kid...

(NOTE: I really (really) hope this trend doesn't catch-on here in the States.)

THE Korea Baseball Organization recently banned players from placing cabbage leaves under their caps or uniforms. Such is not the case for the League City Barracudas swim team.

The Barracudas, who compete in the Clear Creek Swim League for kids 6 to 18, pay homage to cabbage before every swim meet.

The Korean league issued its edict after a pitcher put frozen cabbage leaves under his cap to help him stay cool. The organization ruled that the cabbage was an alien material that could disrupt a game.

For the League City swimmers, tradition says a piece of cabbage tucked under the elastic of a swimsuit is a good-luck token.

Click here for the explanation...


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