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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifying Event to be held at Busch Stadium Saturday

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(AP) Fans make their way to Busch Stadium for Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) (AP) Fans make their way to Busch Stadium for Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – This Saturday the St. Louis Cardinals will host an official Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifying Event at Busch Stadium.

The 10-minute, all-you-can-eat contest qualifier will take place at noon in Ford Plaza, prior to the 1:15 p.m. game against the Detroit Tigers.

The contest will feature top-ranked eaters, including Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez and defending women's champ Marlene Wigginton.

Fans will have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday to follow the Cardinals on Twitter for the opportunity to win one of the two remaining spots in the qualifier competition. Fans wanting to participate in Saturday's contest should tweet using #MajorLeagueAppetite.

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