Broncos superfan Hat Man on getting shot at in Kansas City -- and six other incredible stories

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1. Getting shot at in Kansas City:
As members of the Hall of Fans, Hocking and Barrel Man would travel to Canton, Ohio for the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame game and Hall of Fame weekend. The Hall of Fans would have their own float in the parade and everybody would dress up in their Sunday outfits. One of the trips was more memorable than the weekend itself.

"We always drive down there with the white truck and the trailer behind us and the big, huge Bronco logo on the side. We would follow Tim and his Barrel Man truck and all of that. This one year, it's probably about 2:00 in the morning....We'd end up in rest stops and pull out our little fold-up chairs and that's where we'd spend the night, or the three or four hours that we slept, and get back in the car and keep going. We were going through Kansas City about 3:00 in the morning, and POP! POP! We hear this... holy crap...and didn't think anything of it. We keep going and we meet Tim at the next rest stop. Tim's got two bullet holes at the bottom of his passenger door. People were shooting at us in Kansas City."

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