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Angels to attempt cowboy hat world record

Angels to attempt cowboy hat world record

Angels to attempt cowboy hat world record
ANAHEIM -- The Angels will take another crack at a Guinness World Record on June 2, this time for the "largest gathering of people wearing cowboy hats."

Fans in attendance that Saturday, when the Angels host the American League West-rival Rangers in a 7:05 p.m. PT game, will receive a complimentary Angels cowboy hat and -- considering the current record is only 500 -- will also be a part of history, in a way.

"These record attempts are becoming an annual event for us," Angels vice president of sales and marketing Robert Alvarado said in a statement. "By attempting our third world record to complement the last two seasons' events, we will deliver a unique and memorable experience that our fans have come to expect."

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At the start of the fifth, the crowd will be prompted to wear their cowboy hats for 10 minutes, at which time a Guinness World Records adjudicator will officially certify the new record. The Angels anticipate a sellout that day.

The Angels have previously set records for "largest gathering of people wearing blankets" in 2010 and "largest gathering of people wearing masks" in 2011.

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