Southern Discomfort

Coupla weeks back, the Arizona Diamondbacks broadcast team coined the moniker "Bratstock" for a four-day series in Milwaukee. When Chipper Jones, John Smoltz, and the Atlanta Braves visit our snakemen for a three-game series, maybe they should call it "Taco Stand." Want a nice, cold Mexican beer to wash that down? Sure, no prob, but it's gonna cost you -- unlike in Atlanta, where Braves fans were introduced to the ultimate baseball fantasy come true this season: "Unlimited Beer Seats." So if you see any poor Rhett Butler types wandering around looking parched and pissed, cut the bastards some slack. Ain't no free beer -- or anything -- at Chase Field.
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Julie has written for the Night & Day events calendar section since 2005. As a student at Arizona State, she received the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Creative Writing Award and the Theatre Medallion of Merit.
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