During the playoff game, one Philadelphia Phillies fan exhibited either substantial wealth or an extraordinary sense of generosity.
As the Phillies triumphed over the Miami Marlins, securing their spot in the National League Division Series, a fan in the stands decided to make a memorable gesture for those in his section.
He generously spent $4,500 to treat his entire section to beer.
Last night a Phillies fan bought $4,500 worth of beer for the entire section.
Greatest city in the world.
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— Crossing Broad (@CrossingBroad) October 5, 2023
The pinnacle moment of the evening occurred when Bryson Stott hit the second grand slam in Philadelphia Phillies postseason history. Stott’s grand slam marked the exclamation point on a postseason sweep, and Aaron Nola delivered a stellar performance, pitching seven shutout innings worthy of a playoff ace. This impressive showing resulted in a 7-1 victory over the Miami Marlins in Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Series.
With this win, the Phillies secured a spot in another best-of-five division series, where they will face off against Ronald Acuna Jr., Matt Olson, and the Atlanta Braves.
It’s worth noting that the Phillies, last year’s NL champions, finished third in the NL East with an 87-75 record, a significant 14 games behind the 101-win Braves.
The first game of the upcoming series will take place in Atlanta on Saturday.