BY divyansh

No nuts: Popular dodgers vendor banned from stands

Due to safety concerns, a well-known Los Angeles Dodgers seller has been prohibited from pitching peanuts.

Ever since Dodger Stadium's opening in 1962, Roger Owens has been serving and throwing peanuts.

He had previously been a peanut vendor at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

The decision was allegedly taken to ensure fans' safety, according to Levy Restaurants, which handles the services at..

Dodger Stadium.

In the 1970s and 1980s, there was a ban on throwing peanuts, but it was finally lifted.

The Peanut man, Roger Owens, has been serving pitching peanuts for almost six decades now at the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium.

- Roger Owens


“I’m so heartbroken about this. They have time to see it coming. It’s not some bullet that goes straight through. I’m always wanting to make sure that whoever I am throwing to will catch the bag of peanuts.”