TIL About ‘The Curse of the Colonel’. In 1985 after winning the NPB title, Hanshin Tigers baseball fans stole a statue of the Colonel, dressed him in a Tigers uniform and threw him off a bridge. The team posted just one win record again until 2009 when divers recovered Mr. Sanders from a river.


5AFsHaZLBwzW5jM6iYjKsJtId10nNy5NIAEr2PgWacA - TIL About 'The Curse of the Colonel'. In 1985 after winning the NPB title, Hanshin Tigers baseball fans stole a statue of the Colonel, dressed him in a Tigers uniform and threw him off a bridge. The team posted just one win record again until 2009 when divers recovered Mr. Sanders from a river.

TIL About ‘The Curse of the Colonel’. In 1985 after winning the NPB title, Hanshin Tigers baseball fans stole a statue of the Colonel, dressed him in a Tigers uniform and threw him off a bridge. The team posted just one win record again until 2009 when divers recovered Mr. Sanders from a river.