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Pictures: Beat The Bear Hot Dog Eating Contest At Rock Cats Stadium

Before Monday Night's Rock Cats game in New Britain, fans were able to catch a hot dog eating contest featuring Jamie "The Bear" McDonald. Challengers took on the bear to see who could eat the most hot dogs in five minutes, the winner (after the bear) walked away with prizes including Rock Cats tickets and of dogs. McDonald set a personal record of 23 hot dogs in five minutes. In second was "Big E" visiting from Tampa, Fla., with seven hot dogs. See raw video from the hot dog eating contest See the National Burger Month Goldburger's Challenge with Jamie McDonald here. Sara Grant / CTNow