Local Brewery Bets

October 25, 2013

Jim Koch, founder of Samuel Adams, and Dan Kopman, Co-founder of Schafly Beer in St. Louis are betting on their respective teams in the World Series. Koch will have to send two cases of Boston lager and a lobster dinner to Kopman if the Cardinals win. If the Red Sox win, Kopman will send Schlafly […]

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Ad Agency Rumble

October 25, 2013

CTP (the Boston Red Sox ad agency) and HLK (the Cardinals’ agency) have a little bet going for the World Series and it’s playing out on their fun website BeardsvsBirds.com. Lots of very funny and snarky smack talk. The payoff for their bet: LOSING AGENCY MAKES DONATION TO WINNING TEAM’S CHARITY. CTP would donate to […]

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Bill Chuck On GammonsDaily

October 24, 2013

You don’t want to face the Sox with the bases loaded this Postseason You don’t need to be a genius to figure this one out, I just make you look like a genius with the numbers to back up the contention. Shane Victorino, Mike Napoli, and David Ortiz all have huge bases loaded hits this […]

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Lineups for Game 1

October 23, 2013

Game 1 – Fenway Park Cardinals Matt Carpenter 2B Carlos Beltran RF Matt Holliday LF Allen Craig DH Yadier Molina C David Freese 3B Matt Adams 1B Shane Robinson CF Pete Kozma SS Pitching: Adam Wainwright Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury CF Shane Victorino RF Dustin Pedroia 2B David Ortiz DH Mike Napoli 1B Jonny Gomes […]

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More from the Bill Chuck Files…

October 23, 2013

My latest on GammonsDaily.com I’m happy to have joined the writing team on Peter Gammons‘ site and I have been busy. World Series – What to Watch: Kevin Siegrist vs. David Ortiz Who will the Cardinals pit against David Ortiz when the game is on the line in late innings? I say Kevin Siegrist and here’s […]

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Sweet Caroline is Not Music to Everyone’s Ears

October 23, 2013

Today there is a great opinion piece placed, once again oddly, on the increasingly no-news front page of the Boston Globe. The title is Please, banish ‘Sweet Caroline’ from Fenway Park written Geoff Edgars and heartily endorsed by this writer. For those of you who are not familiar with the ritual: heading into the bottom […]

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The Cardinal Who is Rooting for the Red Sox

October 23, 2013

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Sean O’Malley has a a bet with St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson on the winner of the World Series. If the Red Sox win, Carlson will donate $100 to Boston Catholic Charities. Should the Cardinals win, O’Malley will donate $100 to the St. Louis archdiocese’s charity fund. Support […]

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ORIOLES ANNOUNCE PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST FOR FANS

October 23, 2013

The Orioles today announced a pumpkin carving contest for fans by carving an Orioles-themed pumpkin and posting a photo of their creation using the hashtag #OsPumpkin on a public Instagram account. The entry period begins today and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 27. Orioles’ staff members will then judge the entries and select […]

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Cardinals Fans Can Watch the World Series on the Big Screen

October 23, 2013

The two Wehrenberg Theatres in St. Louis are opening their doors for fans to watch the all World Series games for free. Both theaters will also offer these concession specials: — “The Bucket Special” — Four 16-ounce bottled beers and a refillable 170-ounce popcorn tub for $19. — $1 off all appetizers. Sounds like a […]

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Great Story from Ray Flynn

October 22, 2013

Ray Flynn is a former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican and Mayor of Boston. In a recent speech, he told this story: In January of 1999, I was standing next to one of baseball’s greatest players, Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals and waiting the arrival of Pope John Paul II to Lambert Airport. […]

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