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Fan On The Street: What's Your Favorite Tailgating Tradition?

October 15, 2015

PressBox talked with some local sports fans and Stan "The Fan" Charles posed a question on Facebook, asking fans to share their favorite tailgating tradition or ritual for football season.

Issue 214: Tailgating

Kirk McKay

Not really tailgating, but with the early fall weather, I love to catch the Sunday NFL action outside at our local dock bar. Halftime boat rides are great.

Dan Schmuck

Each season, we designate one game as deep fryer day.  We fry up donuts, fries, a whole turkey and battered Oreos. It's a greasy mess every year.

David K.

Before every Ravens home game, my dad and I always take a shot and toast to a win while tailgating in the parking lot.

Mike Schuh

Opening Day, Mum's on South Hanover Street for a No. 1 (a shot of lemon honey alcohol) and a Natty Boh. The rest of the season, the Firehall. There's no prep required, and there's great food and drinks, a fair price, good crowd and no cleanup.

Mc McFadden

Stepping out of my car at the tailgate to find Trudy McGarvey waiting with a Bloody Mary in her hand for me.

Cameron B.

I'm very superstitious about my tailgating habits, so the only beer I'll have on the day of a Ravens game is Blue Moon. I might have to reconsider that one depending on how the rest of the season goes.

Steve Katz

Sleeping in rather than getting up at 8 a.m. to start drinking three hours before the game. Eating I can always do, though.

Andrew Collins

Getting drunk. Watching the game from my seats. Then, having to rewatch the game to remember what happened.

Zach S.

As a Baltimorean, you've got to drink good 'ol Natty Boh before, during and after any big Baltimore sports game.

Issue 214: October 2015