ATLANTA — Baseball fans are questioning if the Atlanta Braves took part in a post-season tradition to send pizza to the World Series Champions after a tweet was mysteriously deleted from the Astros' Twitter that thanked the team for the pies.
Did the Braves send the Astros pizza after their World Series win?
Yes, the Atlanta Braves carried on a World Series tradition by delivering pizza to the new Texas champions.
WHAT WE FOUND
After the Houston Astros' win against the Phillies, they were expecting stacks of pie at their door, and they were not wrong.
Several teams, including the Braves and Cubs, joined in on the yearly post-season tradition of sending pizza to the World Series Champions. Sadly, the team deleted the tweet thanking the Braves; it read, "Special thanks to the @Braves for sending pizza to the Astros front office staff today." That tweet was posted Wednesday at 3:54 p.m.
The tradition is fairly new and started with the Boston Red Sox in 2014 when they sent pizza to the previous season's champions, the San Francisco Giants. Many also thought this was a poke and tease at the Astros after the team and their fans were not allowed to buy pizza from certain places in Philadelphia during this year's World Series.
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