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Pit Spitters Announce the Winner of Their 2023 Fan Food Contest

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The Fan Food vote for the Pit Spitters’ 2023 season is over, and a winner has been announced!

Each year, fans get to submit their ideas for a food item to be featured on the Turtle Creek Stadium ballpark menu. The winner this year is a Caramel Apple Elephant Ear, submitted by Billi Darter of Traverse City.

“I am a sweet treat lover, so I knew I had to make the fan food item a dessert,” said Darter. “I love ice cream and caramel, so why not add that with apple pie filling and a cinnamon sugar elephant ear? It will be an irresistibly delicious must have at the ballpark this season!”

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The Pit Spitters say BBQ Poutine and French Fry Parfait came in close second.

For the contest this year, the requirement was to use a ballpark staple as the main ingredient – hotdogs, French fries, or in this case an elephant ear. The Caramel Apple Elephant Ear will be a cinnamon elephant ear topped with two scoops of vanilla ice cream, warm apple pie filling and a caramel drizzle.

The Pit Spitters start their fifth season on Monday, May 29, at home against the Rockford Rivets.

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