A vendor grills onions and a two-foot (0.6 m), one pound (0.45 kg) hot dog called the Boomstick, in honor of Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, which costs $26, before the start of the MLB American League opening weekend baseball game between the Texas Rangers and the Chicago White Sox in Arlington, Texas April 6, 2012.
Martin Mendoza tackles the Boomstick.
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