The San Francisco Giants are heading back into the unfriendly confines of Citizen Bank Park this weekend, up 3-2 in the best of seven NLCS.
Well our sister station took that and ran with it -- all the way to a rowdy Phillies bar to get some 'local color.' (Both NBCBayArea.com and NBCPhiladelphia.com are owned by NBC Universal.)
Philadelphia is called the City of Brotherly Love, but it's anything but when it comes to its sports fans -- fans who take pleasure in ridiculing opponents. Of course, this isn't exactly news to sports fans. Anywhere. On the planet.
But the best retort they had was calling us 'pathetic,' to quote a NBC Philadelphia reporter?
As background, here are a few of Philly's greatest hits:
So Giants fans will stick with class over crass, and give no apologies for their level of passion, which sparked the "Don't Stop Believing" battle cry.
At least no matter what happens in this NLCS, we can safely say no Giants fans have ever purposely vomited on a child.