Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Curse of Colonel Sanders

Mainichi Daily News [Japan]
11 March 2009

Tigers fans hope discovery of long-lost fast-food icon will lift 'Curse of Colonel Sanders'

A statue of Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders tossed into Osaka's Dotonbori River some 24 years ago by rowdy Hanshin Tigers fans has been discovered. […]

The Hanshin Tigers have not won the Japan Series since 1985, a fact attributed by some to the "Curse of Colonel Sanders." […]