Everybody eat! Brewers' win means free burgers
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It was also important for fans of free hamburgers.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw struggled to execute in Friday night’s Game 1 loss to the Brewers, according to manager Dave Roberts, but the Dodgers’ four errors and two passed balls didn’t help his cause.
Bob Uecker threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the NL Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Friday night’s nail-biting, 6-5 win at Miller Park was the 12th straight for the Brewers, including the regular season. And 12 is a magic number for fans wanting a free burger from George Webb, a Wisconsin restaurant chain that has a long-standing vow to provide free burgers when the team wins 12 straight.
George Webb opened his initial “hamburger parlor” in 1948 and at one point predicted the Brewers, then a minor league team, would win 12 straight and promised free burgers when it happened. But it never did,