Slate’s Hang Up and Listen talks with beer vendor Justin Peters about the Cubs’ playoff run.

What’s It Like Selling Beer at Wrigley Field During the Playoffs?

What’s It Like Selling Beer at Wrigley Field During the Playoffs?

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Oct. 18 2016 4:07 PM
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Do Happy Cubs Fans Buy More Beer?

Slate’s sports podcast talks about vending at Wrigley Field during the playoffs.

Manager Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs relieves Kyle Hendricks #28 in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during game two of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon relieves Kyle Hendricks in the sixth inning against the Dodgers during Game 2 of the NLCS at Wrigley Field on Oct. 16, 2016 in Chicago.

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In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Monday’s edition of Hang Up and Listen, hosts Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by Slate writer and longtime beer vendor Justin Peters to discuss what it’s like to work at Wrigley Field during the playoffs. What’s the vibe like as the Cubs inch closer to their first World Series title since 1908? And how do fans’ drinking habits differ during the postseason?

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