MLB All-Stars decide whether hot dogs qualify as sandwiches
The internet's newest favorite frivolous debate seems to be whether a hot dog qualifies as a sandwich, and with ballparks as one of the best venues to enjoy a hot dog, MLB decided to ask All-Stars to weigh in on the “controversy.”
The players seem to lean towards the no camp, with All-Star MVP Mike Trout and Rays pitcher Chris Archer as the only two yes answers in the video.
The players offer some solid reasoning for both arguments, with Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom pointing out no one ever asks for a hot dog sandwich, while Giants second baseman Joe Panik offers a strict constructionist view that a sandwich must contain traditional deli meats.
The Cubs decided its hometown's love of hot dogs required the team to weigh in as well.