Emanuel gambles liquor, ribs in NLDS wager with San Fran mayor

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel attends Opening Night at Wrigley Field in April 2015. | Sun-Times files

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is betting a bushel of local brews, some Robinson’s No. 1 ibs, an Eli’s cheesecake and more in a friendly wager with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on the outcome of the Cubs’ National League Division Series with the Giants.

“I’ll also throw in a container of Chicago-made hair butter to help Mayor Lee grow his trademark mustache into a Jake Arrieta-like beard,” Emanuel announced Friday.

Lee, in turn, has wagered bottles of Bay Area whiskeys and a contribution to the Becoming a Man program in Chicago.

“The Cubs are the best team in baseball, and I fully expect Chicago to Fly the W,” Emanuel said. They pushed the odds in Emanuel’s favor by grinding out a 1-0 victory in the series opener.

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