Contact Us

We’re Number 3! Well, The 5th 3rd Burger Is

More awards keep piling up for the national acclaimed “5th 3rd Burger” from 5th 3rd Ballpark and the Whitecaps. The burger, which has been lauded on this blog and all over TV in the past has hit a new lever of awesomeness! Adam Richman and Sportscenter move over…here comes Lifed.com.

Recently the website listed it’s “10 Burgers to Die For (Literally)”
Sure they listed burgers by Hardee’s, Jack in the Box and other places we don’t have in West Michigan. But, number three on the list? The 4 pound 5th 3rd burger! The website has this to say.

“The Fifth Third Burger, a concoction of the West Michigan Whitecaps baseball team (yes, the same team that gave America the idea for fried Twinkies and fried Pepsi) at Fifth Third Ballpark, is one enormous, loaded whopper. Featured on programs like Sports Center and The Today Show, the Fifth Third Burger sports an eight-inch sesame seed bun, five 1/3lb beef patties, an entire cup of chili, five slices of cheese, liberal doses of nacho cheese, Fritos, gobs of salsa, lettuce and, well, everything else but the kitchen sink.

The final product? A 4lb burger worthy of a staggering 4,800 calories (the most unhealthy food ever sold in a ballpark, according to the team’s management), 744mg’s of heart attack-artillery cholesterol, and a diet-nuking 300 grams of fat.”

The only burgers ahead of the Caps claim to fame? a 100 pound job from Pennsylvania and one from the Heart Attack Grill in Denver! Way to go West Michigan!

Here’s the 5th 3rd in it’s glory days on The Bob and Tom Show

Bob and Tom.com

More from WFGR

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!