On Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Atlanta Falcons in the only matchup between two baseball cities in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. So -- naturally -- the Phillies and Braves were each more than eager to put some real stakes behind their rooting interest in their neighboring football teams.
You know we stand #InBrotherhood! If the Eagles win, we'll hook you up with an ATL classic, @ChickFilA... BUT if (when) the @AtlantaFalcons win (which is happening), then you have to hook us up with something from Philly. Deal? pic.twitter.com/vxNtnEG47j- Atlanta Braves (@Braves) January 12, 2018
Since the proposed terms were obviously fair for both parties, the Phillies accepted:
Perhaps the Phillies are extremely confident in their football-playing neighbors in South Philly, but they neglected to formalize what they would give up in the event of a Falcons win. If the Braves are putting a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the line, it seems only right that the Phillies would offer a cheesesteak.
Stay tuned to see which team will leave Saturday's game with bragging rights.