Babe the Muffler Man, San Jose, Ca
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
N 37° 19.896 W 121° 54.349
10S E 596933 N 4132220
Quick Description: This Muffler Man is a Hockey Fan!
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2007 6:54:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM1YC3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 145

Long Description:
Drive down The Alameda to number 808 in San Jose, and there you'll find Babe.

He's a classic Muffler Man and has been selling mufflers here since the 1960s. The story has it that he bears more than a passing resemblence to Babe, the owner of the business, who moved him downtown from a previous location in the Willow Glen neighborhood. He even has a name patch on his shirt that says "Babe".

He's not holding a muffler though. He's holding a Hockey stick.

Babe's is just a few blocks away from the arena where the San Jose Sharks play.

Yes, they sell mufflers...

But this is Shark's territory

and that's more important.

(Roadside America lists this as a Bunyan, but I just don't see it)

Muffler Man Type: Classic

808 The Alameda
San Jose, Ca USA

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