09/18/2013 03:52 pm ET Updated Sep 18, 2013

Sluggerrr The Mascot's Hot Dog Hurling Heads To Missouri Supreme Court


A Kansas City mascot’s hot dog hurling incident is proving to be a pain in the bun for one man who claims a four-and-a-half ounce flying wiener hit him in the face, causing him to suffer a detached retina.

Sluggerrr the Mascot allegedly threw the hot dog as part of promotion at a Kansas City Royals baseball game. Unfortunately, the fly dog reportedly hit fan John Coomer in the face, and soon after Coomer sued the Kansas City team to the tune of $25,000.

The case made its way all the way to the Missouri Supreme Court, who will determine whether Sluggerrr was negligent in his throw.

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