Milwaukee’s MLB squad prolonged its successful streak to 12 (common season and postseason mixed) Friday with a 6-5 victory over the Dodgers in Sport 1 of the Nationwide League Championship Collection. Twelve is a magic quantity for the oldsters who run George Webb Eating places, who shall be serving free burgers subsequent week to mark the event.
Mr. Webb made a prediction within the 1940s that the minor league Brewers would prepare dinner up a dozen wins in a row. The decision has stood for so long as the Braves and, now, the Brewers have resided in Milwaukee.
They did it!!! (We at all times knew they might!) In honor of George Webb’s well-known prediction, we shall be freely giving FREE BURGERS* on Thursday, 10/18 from 2PM to 6PM. Plus, we’ll have particular pricing on different menu gadgets together with fries, smooth drinks, and extra. *Restrict 1 per individual. pic.twitter.com/gpApnsNl8H
— George Webb (@George_Webb) October 13, 2018
The one different time the Webb chain has needed to comply with by means of was in 1987. It doled out virtually 170,000 freebies then because the Crew started its season 13-0 (it missed the playoffs that yr, although). Brewers supervisor Craig Counsell, who grew up in Milwaukee, vaguely remembers the final giveaway.
“Who knew that we might come this far and the largest piece of stress going into this recreation could be George Webb’s hamburgers.”
— Stephen Watson (@WISN_Watson) October 12, 2018
As one media member famous, possibly the promotion will work out nice for the chain, given its timing:
George Webb’s Restaurant has introduced that they are going to be freely giving free burgers this Thursday from 2 to six pm…which suggests six straight days of individuals coming in on the unsuitable time and having to pay for his or her meals. That is genius stage advertising.
— Dan O’Donnell (@DanODonnellShow) October 13, 2018