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Cheesesteaks and sausages on the line in Phillies-Brewers series

You knew this was going to happen.

The mayors of Milwaukee and Philadelphia are betting on the first-round baseball playoff series between the Brewers and Phillies, and each is putting up his hometown specialties.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has Usinger's sausages on the line.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is putting up those famous Philly cheese steaks.

The Brewers are in their playoffs for the first time since 1982. And they're taking on a Phillies' team that swept Milwaukee in four games earlier this month.

The best-of-five Division Series opens Wednesday afternoon in Philly.

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