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St. Louis mayor refuses World Series mayoral bet

St. Louis Cardinals fans cheer before the Cardinals take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium - Dilip Vishwanat

There's no time for silly bets when you're the mayor of the Best Fans in Baseball.™

Gambling some toasted ravioli against clam chowder is apparently a difficult, timely procedure, because St. Louis mayor Francis Slay refuses to make the customary mayoral bets for the World Series, saying "that frees up time of my staffers."

The non-betting platform is a stance Slay has held since the NLCS, too:

Zinged 'em good there.

It's only fair that the best fans in baseball get the best mayor in politics, too.

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