The New York Daily News reports Yoenis Cespedes dropped seven grand on a prize-winning 275-pound pig from the St. Lucie County Fair, because who doesn’t want a giant hog in their life?
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The story is sort of like a weird twist on Charlotte’s Web, except this time Cespedes snagged a giant pig raised by a 14-year-old kid. As Yahoo! Sports notes, the guy has been known to roast pigs. If you’re asking yourself why Cespedes would want a Grand Champion hog in the first place, a team spokesperson explains,
The young teen even had his photo taken with the pig, Cespedes, and his family. Talk about a day to remember.
[via New York Daily News]