It was a cold winter day in 1968 and Philadelphia Eagles fans were not happy.
So how the story goes as to what happened to Santa Claus during a halftime show against the Minnesota Vikings at Franklin Field. He was also pelted with snowballs from angry fans.
Late Philadelphia Phillies announcer Harry Kalas had some pipes.
You've heard him with is hundreds of home run calls throughout the years, even singing 'High Hopes.'
Another thing Kalas is remembered for here locally is the reading of Christmas poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas."
Even though Santa has an awesome job, it can be super stressful at times. Sure he's a jolly ol' guy who gives out presents for a living, but when Christmas Eve rolls around, things can get really tricky. If you think about it, the guy has to pull off delivering like, millions and millions of presents to people all around the world, so of course Santa needs to relax a bit post-Christmas. You know--
In the U.K., Santa got his beard stuck while rappelling down from the ceiling of a mall and dangled there helplessly for half an hour until someone freed him. Old Saint Nick may be hundreds of years old, but he really needs to work on making an entrance.
Each day, I will be providing you, the LUCKY readers of 973espn.com, with a peek into my innermost thoughts and most private confessions. I will be doing so in one-sentence form, so as to make this as digestible as possible. Heavy dosages of the Mind of Mike Krenek can cause some NASTY side-effects, so this is for the good of the country. Here's today's thought.