PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – One of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ prized pierogi racers has been sidelined by an injury.
Cheese Chester was about to win last night’s race in an overwhelming fashion, when he went down awkwardly.READ MORE: CRISTELA ALONZO SET TO HOST THE CW’S “LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE”
In visible agony, he immediately reached for his foot. Unable to stand on his own, he was gingerly carried off the field.
The crowd fell into a stunned silence as he was being tended to.
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However, Cheese Chester put everyone’s minds at ease with a simple thumbs-up gesture.READ MORE: FAN N'ATION returns September 4!
The Pirates announced he will be out 6-8 weeks with a broken foot on Twitter.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 24, 2014
Potato Pete will take Cheese Chester’s place. It will be his first race since 2001.MORE NEWS: 2021 Fan N'ation Pizza Challenge
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