TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Cuban pastries, citrus fruit and cheesecake are on
the line this World Series for Florida's two U.S. senators who made a
friendly wager with two of their Philadelphia colleagues.
U.S. Senators Mel Martinez and Bill Nelson bet Philadelphia Senators
Arlen Specter and Bob Casey Monday on the outcome of the
2008 World Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Philadelphia
The Florida senators will give a box of citrus, Cuban pastries, Ted
Peters Famous Smoked Fish, and copies of the Columbia
Restaurant Spanish Cookbook, while the Pennsylvania senators have
anted up Pat's Cheese steaks, soft pretzels, cheesecake, tasty
cakes and Herrs chips.
Nelson says he's "betting the Rays will make it to the White House
before either Obama or McCain."