Springfield Crowd Tries for Unique Record

1 decade 10 months 1 week ago Wednesday, July 11 2007 Jul 11, 2007 Wednesday, July 11, 2007 4:22:24 AM CDT July 11, 2007 in News
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) - It was an unusual crowd gathered at Hammons Field to catch a ball game -- more than 3,000 people wore Groucho Marx-style glasses, likely a new world record. The fans watched the Springfield Cardinals beat Frisco 8-to-3 from behind those black horn-rimmed glasses with attached eyebrows, a large plastic nose and bushy mustaches. They were attempting to beat a previous record of 1,750 Groucho-wearing people who had gathered in Oklahoma in January. The fund-raiser was organized by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team In Training, with fans paying seven dollars for tickets and glasses.

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