ATLANTA — It’s the finest of Atlanta against the finest of Houston.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner set the annual tradition wager between the cities’ teams competing in the World Series.
The Braves won their first World Series since 1995 in Houston Tuesday night.
Before the series began, Turner said he would send over barbeque from Blood Brothers, which is one of the most beloved restaurants in Houston.
Turner said he would also send over some beers from Saint Arnold’s Brewing Company, tamales from Irma’s Original restaurant and promised to wear a Braves hat and jersey.
“I couldn’t think of a better person to be in competition with,” Bottoms told Turner.
But the love quickly turned to feud.
“I’m so sorry, y’all are going to have to lose the World Series,” Bottoms said. Her prediction turned out true.
“You are an exceptional mayor,” Turner said. “Send everything else but keep the jersey.”
If the Astros had won, Bottoms wagered peach cobbler from Paschal’s, a case of Coca-Cola, beers from Best End Brewery and a hammer from the Home Depot, in honor of Hammerin’ Hank Aaron.
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