Milwaukee restaurant chain on the hook without cost burgers after Brewers’ streak strikes 12 | MLB


Nicely executed, Brewers: You have executed one thing so uncommon {that a} native restaurant chain has to ship on a standing promise its founder made a long time in the past.

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.

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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.    

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.

As one media member famous, possibly the promotion will work out nice for the chain, given its timing:

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