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We all laughed when the Mariners added grasshoppers to their ballpark menu. Now they are the ones laughing on their piles and piles of cash. Because those grasshoppers sold out at Safeco Field during Seattle’s home opener Monday:

Here’s how the little critters look. For only $4!

Amazingly, this isn’t really that crazy for ballpark food. There’s just about every ridiculous food out there, although stadiums are always finding ways to push the boundaries. But as far as I know, these are the first insects to make their way onto the menu.

Here’s Root Sports Northwest’s Angie Mentink making the bold move to try one on air:

The Mariners also won their home opener 6-0 over the Astros. So keep the grasshoppers coming.


About Jesse Kramer

Jesse is a writer and editor for The Comeback. He has also worked for and runs The Catch and Shoot, a college basketball website based in Chicago. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Follow Jesse on Twitter @Jesse_Kramer.

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