Taco Bell probably thought they were being really clever with their World Series promotion. With their "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" contest, they promised to give a free taco to every American if any player stole a base during the World Series. And then rookie sensation Jacoby Ellsbury stole second base for the Red Sox in Game Two, and we all learned that we would get the free taco only between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on a Tuesday when we were supposed to be at work.
October 2007 Archives
A few moments from the New Hampshire campaign trail...
You have to hand it to Rich Garces. He's no longer in the Majors, but he may be the only pitcher who has his own sponsor for every appearance. Whenever he pitched this year for the independent league Nashua Pride, fans heard this announcement: "El Guapo is brought to you by the New Hampshire Business Resource Center in Concord."