Cash Rains Down on Chargers Fans —They Return It
Good will triumphs after server trips, loses money
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 15, 2011 12:51 PM CDT
A San Diego Chargers fan cheers before a preseason game last month.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Antidote to rowdy sports fans stories: A server at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium tripped on a stair, showering nearby fans on those sitting in two lower sections with about $1,000 in cash. “All my customers began screaming over the railing to the people below: ‘That’s the servers’ money,’ ” she tells the San Diego Union-Tribune. Everybody teamed up to collect it, and the mother of four got every dollar back, including her $170 in tips. “Chargers fans are amazing,” she says. “We’re like a family.”