Marlins to have plus-sized male cheerleaders this season
Updated: February 24, 2008, 9:52 PM ETAssociated Press
MIAMI -- The Florida Marlins are looking for some footloose fat men.The National League team is creating an all-male, plus-size cheerleading squad to be dubbed the Manatees. Tryouts were scheduled for Sunday. The team hopes to recruit seven to 10 tubby men to dance, cheer and jiggle during Friday and Saturday home games this season. Real manatees, 1,200-pound mammals sometimes referred to as "sea cows," are not considered the most agile of creatures and often ...
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