May 11, 2004



Mandy Block, the woman in the Italian sausage costume who was clubbed with a bat by a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball player last summer, has decided to retire from competitive sausage racing at Miller Park to take psychology classes at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

If not for her heroic decision to continue her career after the melee, we would have this great lede on her story by the Associate Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wisconsin's most famous sausage has decided to retire, but she'll always relish the memories.

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