Delicacies the medium of exchange for Series bets
CHICAGO -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Houston Mayor Bill White were willing to risk delicacies like pizza and barbecue when they bet their teams would win this year's World Series.
They just didn't want to risk their dignity.
Not like last year, when New York Gov. George Pataki had to don a Boston Red Sox jersey after the Yankees dropped the American League Championship series to their hated rivals to the north.
"I'd say he wore it about five seconds," said ...
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