Power play: do Philadelphia Eagles fans really throw batteries on the field? – The Guardian


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Power play: do Philadelphia Eagles fans really throw batteries on the field?
The Guardian
What kind of batteries? I suppose a few CR2032s would be OK, although you'd lose some spontaneity in the time it takes to prise one from the back of your watch. That's not their battery of choice. The Eagles' coach, Doug Pederson, remembers being

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What’s the history behind Eagles fans and Santa Claus? – SB Nation


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What's the history behind Eagles fans and Santa Claus?
SB Nation
Philadelphia has a reputation across professional sports for having the roughest fans. It's not the biggest city in the U.S., but the crowds make it seem otherwise. Nobody knows that better than Frank Olivo. In 1968, the 19-year-old Olivo was dressed
Booing Santa Claus and punching horses: meet the Philadelphia Eagles' fansIrish Times

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What’s the history behind Eagles fans and Santa Claus? – SBNation … – SB Nation


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What's the history behind Eagles fans and Santa Claus? – SBNation …
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Philadelphia has a reputation across professional sports for having the roughest fans. It's not the biggest city in the U.S., but the crowds make it seem otherwise. Nobody knows that better than Frank Olivo. In 1968, the 19-year-old Olivo was dressed
Booing Santa Claus and punching horses: meet the Philadelphia …Irish Times

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Booing Santa Claus and punching horses: meet the Philadelphia Eagles’ fans – Irish Times


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Booing Santa Claus and punching horses: meet the Philadelphia Eagles' fans
Irish Times
Half a century has passed since the Eagles fans carved a notorious reputation for themselves on a bitter winter's day at the old Franklin Field. That was the December afternoon they booed Santa Claus during a half-time appearance, battering him with

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Along with Super Bowl drought, Eagles fans hoping to shed bad rap – Press of Atlantic City


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Along with Super Bowl drought, Eagles fans hoping to shed bad rap
Press of Atlantic City
From throwing snowballs at Santa Claus to cheering injuries of rival players to countless tales of alcohol-induced violence and belligerence at home games, the reputation of Eagles fans is always questioned. "What reputation? I'm sure it's all good
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Philadelphia Eagles fans are the worst? So what? (column) – York Daily Record/Sunday News


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Philadelphia Eagles fans are the worst? So what? (column)
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Enough with the Eagles-fans-being-terrible-human-beings-because-they-pelted-SantaClaus-with-snowballs. We get it. You object to people pelting Santa Claus with snowballs. You apparently think that pelting Santa Claus with snowballs is the worst thing

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Things are getting weird in Philly with bloody fans and greased light poles – Washington Post


Washington Post

Things are getting weird in Philly with bloody fans and greased light poles
Washington Post
Most notoriously, Eagles fans booed and pelted with snowballs a man dressed as Santa Claus during a game in December 1968. Just last week, during Philadelphia's home playoff win over the Falcons, an Eagles fan was ejected for being inebriated and not
Vikings gird for Eagles fans' arsenal, be it eggs, snowballs or vulgaritiesTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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Philadelphia sports fans’ history of aggression has city on edge – NBCNews.com


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Philadelphia sports fans' history of aggression has city on edge
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In 1999, Eagles fans cheered when Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin suffered a career-ending spinal cord injury. When the Eagles played Dallas, Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson had to be escorted off the field by the police because fans were
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Eagles fans booed Santa Claus 49 years ago – 247Sports


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Eagles fans booed Santa Claus 49 years ago
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December 15, 1968…the day Philadelphia Eagles fans earned the unfair reputation of booing Santa Claus during the team's season finale against the Minnesota Vikings. Eagles fans were furious that chilly December day, and rightfully so. The Eagles lost

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Philadelphia fans the most passionate – Cabrini College Loquitur


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Philadelphia fans the most passionate
Cabrini College Loquitur
Because of the impending Christmas holiday, the Philadelphia Eagles had plans to have Santa Claus come out during halftime to entertain all of the eager fans at Franklin Field that day. Although, a snowstorm had hit the area the day of the game, making

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