Philly fans' rogue image got boost when Santa booed in 1968
PHILADELPHIA -- Those famously churlish Philly fans can't hide behind
the urban legends. The truth is out there: They simply booed Santa Claus.Frank Olivo -- the erstwhile Santa in question -- wasn't drunk, nor was his
red suit in tatters that December day in 1968 when he walked onto the field for
the halftime show, only to be met by a chorus of jeers and a snowball fusillade
from Eagles fans.But by all accounts, they had cause for an ugly mood."The fans carried on like that because the Eagles ...
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