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Minor league team offers free funeral to contest winner
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A minor-league baseball team is hoping to strike a chord with die-hard fans.
The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs are offering up a free funeral to one lucky person at Tuesday's game in Allentown.
The Iron Pigs are also the same team whose promotions people rolled out the world's first urinal gaming system in their ballpark.
Iron Pigs General Manager Kurt Landes says it's their best promotion yet.
Fans had to write essays describing their dream funeral.
The winner gets a free casket, embalming or cremation, hearse, headstone, flowers, and memorial service--valued at nearly $10,000.