Hot dogs with parachutes? How the Mariners’ flying frankfurter promotion came to life

At first glance, it looks like a fluffy cloud floating down from the sky. Perhaps a dove, or a white balloon bouncing in the breeze.
But the Seattle Mariners’ latest home field promotion is none of those things. It’s a hot dog wearing a parachute, and fans are leaping (literally) at the chance to catch the classic stadium snacks as they fall from the sky in T-Mobile Park.
“Hot Dogs from Heaven,” as the Mariners’ marketing team dubbed it, is the latest attempt by a Major League Baseball team to push the envelope for its in-game promotions. On Saturday in the eighth…

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