A snazzy infographic did not mention cowbells, but when asked specifically about the MSU tradition, the baseball team’s Twitter account said “cowbells will not be permitted inside the #NewDude.”
Lets just say it didn’t go over well with the Bulldog faithful.
As tends to happen with social media, many of the replies that followed were a combination of angry and/or hilarious GIFs.
A sampling of said replies:
Clarion-Ledger reporter Will Sammon bravely brought reason — and, really, common sense — to the social media masses as best he could.
So, are cowbells technically not allowed at the newly renovated stadium? Yes. Will the rule actually be enforced? Eh ...
Mississippi State (6-5) opened the season on an 11-game road trip to ensure the mega stadium renovation would be complete. MSU will christen the “New Dude” Tuesday with a home game against New Mexico State. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.