Barrel-man’s Barrel Will Stay in Colorado
A barrel worn by late Broncos super-fan Tim McKernan during the 2000-01 season will stay inColorado. Becky McKernan, Tim's widow, said she decided the time was right to sell the barrel so she put it on eBay. After a heavy bidding war the winner was Mike Fruitman, owner of Mike's Stadium Sports Cards inAurora, he dropped $2,550 to keep the piece of Denver Broncos history will stay inColorado.
Becky McKernan said she was happy the barrel would stay inColoradoand knew Tim would be as well. Her late husband was among the first class inducted into the Visa Hall of Fans at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999. Mike Fruitman said that unlike everything else in the shop, the barrel is not for sale. His son was the first to try it on but they did Febreze it.