It's usually a bet of popular food made between the mayors of two cities going head to head in a championship sports series.
So it's refreshing to see New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority challenging the Chicago Transit Authority to a pizza slice bet on the Mets vs. the Cubs in the National League Championship Series.
— MTA (@MTA) October 16, 2015
It took the CTA about 18 hours to actually accept the wager, but it upped the ante by suggesting a slice of pizza for every home run, and included a video of Kyle Schwarber's mammoth shot to the top of the new scoreboard against the St. Louis Cardinals.
— cta (@cta) October 16, 2015
Of course, now Game 1 is in the books, and the CTA is down 2 slices to 1 after the two Mets players homered Saturday in New York's, while only Schwarber smacked a round-tripper for the home team. But there's plenty more baseball to be played.
And it didn't take long for a Mets fan to suggest that the CTA should get this pizza slice:
Now the Cubs have to win this bet to avoid this fate for the CTA.
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