Just when you thought Fetty Wap's hit song "Trap Queen" might be growing old, you get assurance that it's still alive and well.

That assurance comes from the Kansas City Royals, who are apparently big fans of the track. So much so that they challenged one another to reference its lyrics during post-game interviews Tuesday night.

After the 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians, each Royals player had to use the phrase "1738," which appears in the intro of "Trap Queen," in his responses to media questions.

Reporters were perplexed -- then annoyed.


To the contrary, Andy McCullough. Some fans would call this stunt genius. Here's how the answers were constructed.[YIEDMO]




Since the average person still probably has no idea what's going on, here's a quick explainer: the Fetty Wap song uses the term 1738 in reference to Remy Martin 1738 cognac, which he thought was the most expensive liquor in the world, but was only the most expensive in the "urban district."

That doesn't explain why Royals players have taken to the phrase, but that's all the sense anyone can make of this public stunt -- so far, anyway.

Given the relative success, though, it seems only a matter of time before some pro sports team tries the same with Taylor Swift's album "1989."

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