MO Politicians Make Friendly Bets

1 decade 2 years 7 months ago Saturday, October 21 2006 Oct 21, 2006 Saturday, October 21, 2006 3:27:05 PM CDT October 21, 2006 in News
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WASHINGTON - Missouri politicians are placing their bets on the Cardinals becoming the next World Series champs. US Senator Kit Bond is betting on his favorite team in a friendly wager with Michigan Senator Carl Levin in a bipartisan bet. So what's at stake? Dinner and drinks in the losing team's city. Governor Blunt also has a wager going with Michigan's head politician, Governor Jennifer Granholm. If the Cardinals lose, Blunt promises to throw on a Tigers jersey and be photographed with a sign that says "Jim Leyland is my Tiger." The governor will also have to go on a Detroit sports radio station and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."

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