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  1. The great fan snowball debacle involving Philadelphia you probably never heard of

    Feb 6, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

    Lions Eagles Football

    Why do national television broadcasters fail to mention April 11, 1907 when the Philadelphia Phillies took on the New York Giants on a snowy Opening Day. An incident so unruly that the game was called due to ravenous fans throwing snowballs at, not only each other, but also at the umpire? Probably because the game…

  2. A Compilation of New York Times References to Throwing Snowballs at Santa

    Jun 13, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT

    Superstorm Christmas

    For shame, New York Times. We expect this kind of hackneyed tripe from ESPN, but not the newspaper of record. It turns out folks at the Times have been slipping references to Philadelphia’s most misunderstood and overblown sports fan incident into their reports for years, stereotypes which had gone largely undetected… until now. Salon.com’s EJ…