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August 14, 2008 - Image 42

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2008-08-14

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Charley Marcuse even sells his mustard at the Claymore Shop.

Ballpark Yellow

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The Singing Hot
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his notoriety to the
grocers' shelves.

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Associate Editor

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or three years, Charley
Marcuse fooled around in
his kitchen, searching for the
formula for that perfect ballpark mus-
tard. After all, who knows more about
ballpark hot dogs than Detroit's most
famous hot dog salesman?
That experience in the kitchen
taught Marcuse that it could take a
lifetime for him to develop the perfect
mustard. So he decided to go to the
pros.

During 10 years as Tiger Stadium's
and then Comerica Park's singing hot
dog man, Marcuse, who also is a cloth-
ing salesman at the Claymore Shop
in Birmingham, began putting a plan
together.
He found a 70-year-old mustard
firm to come up with that perfect ball-
park flavor. He came up with a name:
"Charley's Ballpark Mustard — It will
make you sing!" He found an artist
who could execute a label to his link-
ing. And he found the bottler.
Now he's busy being his own dis-
tributor, and has sold 1,200 bottles of
Charley's in the last month. Among his
25 customers: Hiller's Supermarkets,
Westborn Market, Steve's and the Stage
delis, Papa Joe's and, of course, the
Claymore Shop, where he has worked
for 11 years.
The flamboyant Marcuse, who
admits only to being in his mid-20s,

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