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One Year Anniversary at Shibe Next Weekend!

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We’ll be celebrating our one year anniversary at the store next weekend, and we’ve got an All-Star lineup. We’ll start with 1952 American League MVP Bobby Shantz. With a name like Shibe Sports, I figured we needed to bring a member of the Philadelphia A’s in at some point. You can bring your own thing in to be signed, or we’ll have baseballs and photos available to purchase.

On Saturday, we’ve got Ray Didinger and Glen Macnow at the store at 2 p.m. to talk sports and sign copies of their book, The Ultimate Guide to Sports Movies. When they wrap up, author and history professor Bruce Kuklick will take the stage. He’ll be discussing the history of beer at the ballpark in Philadelphia, and we’ll have FREE BEER to all who attend, provided by our good friends at Ommegang.

On Sunday we’ll have our closing party at McGillin’s Old Ale House. Not only will we be unveiling our new limited edition McGillin’s shirt, but bar owner Chris Mullin will be talking a bit about the history of Philadelphia oldest bar, and we’ll discuss some of the incredible memorabilia on their walls.

RSVP for the event here. Not only do I hope you make it, but each player who attends an event earns his quizzo team 2 points in the JGTSI!

Score Bonus Points in the JGTSI

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An opportunity to score some bonus points in the JGTSI this weekend. Just post a pic of yourself wearing red, white and blue (like the gentleman in the photo above) on the Facebook page by Tuesday.

There will be another opportunity to earn points next week as well…just show up for one of the events at our anniversary party at the store next weekend and you’ll earn your team 2 points. I’ll have more details in the coming week.

Hope everybody has a great holiday weekend. Gonna try to get scores up on Friday, but if not they’ll be up early next week.

Quizzo Tonight

Let’s face it, you’re not getting anything done tomorrow at work so might as well get the holiday started off on the right foot with a little quizzo tonight. We kick it off at Industry at 6:30. A great opportunity for a win, and terrific food, great beer specials, and excellent service to boot.

On to Bards at 9 p.m. You know the deal. It’s anybody’s ballgame, with all of the top teams playing last night, so if you and your crew can get it together you could be rewarded with a big win. Expect some New England questions, as I just spent 5 hellish days driving nonstop through there with a toddler.

Quizzo Tonight


Action begins at Locust Rendezvous at 6:15 p.m. Solid competition, but a little slow lately so now’s the time to sneak in and get your team a few points. On to Founding Fathers at 8:30. We’re always rockin’ and rollin’ there. Competition is fierce, but there is of course the coveted 7th place prize. I’ve spent the past few days up North, so I’d expect tonight’s quiz to have a bit of a New England flavor. See ya tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

Quizzo at O’Neals is cancelled tonight for the soccer match, so we start at the Tap House at 10:15 p.m. The Sandman will host, and it’s Howie’s last quiz. So bummed I’m not gonna be there. He’s one of my favorite bar guys I’ve ever worked with. $100 gift cert for winners, $50 for 2nd. Be sure to bring your ace squad. Hope you can make it.

Question of the Week


The pizza shop in the Simpson’s, Zesty’s, is based on an actual restaurant in what Massachusetts town? (a town that I am currently visiting for a wedding.)

Quizzo Tonight

The Sandman will be hosting quizzo tonight, as I am in New England for a wedding. Action starts at North Star at 7 p.m. Great opportunity to get a win and score some JGTSI points. On to Sidecar at 9:30. Always a good time. Hope you can make it out tonight!

Programming note: There will be no quiz at O’Neals  this week, as instead they are showing the Women’s World Cup match.

Quizzo Tonight

Action starts at Industry at 6:30 p.m. Wild card round is “Colorful Names”. $3 craft beers, delicious burgers, great service. You know the drill. Also, a great opportunity to score some JGTSI points.

Also at the Bards. A packed house, but no heavily favored teams, so it’s anyone’s ballgame. Action starts at 9:15. Hope to see you tonight!

Quizzo Tonight!

Action starts at the Rendezvous at 6:15. Been quiet thus far this month. A great opportunity to get a win, score some JGTSI points, and drink some $2.25 beers.

On to Founding Fathers at 8:30 p.m., home of the 7th place prize. Always a blast. Hope to see ya tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

Action starts at O’Neals at 8 p.m. $100 to any team that can top 110 points. On to Tap House at 10:15 p.m. Get some great beers and great pizza. Hope to see ya tonight!

What Wild Card Rounds Do You Want to See?

Alright, guys, YOU are going to determine the Wild Card Rounds moving forward this summer. Just go over to the facebook page and let me know which wild card rounds you’d like to see (If you don’t have facebook, post it below in the comments). Since several people already suggested it, tonight’s wild card round will be Children’s Lit.

Quizzo Tonight

Action starts at North Star at 7 p.m. It’s anybody’s ballgame. A great opportunity to earn some points. On to Sidecar at 9:30 p.m. Great turnout last week. Hope to see you guys tonight!

Week 2 of the JGTSI Wraps Up Tonight

I’ll be back (finally!) at Industry tonight. Action starts at 6:30 p.m. There was a big crowd for Carl B Sure last week…better be a big crowd for my return or THERE WILL BE HELL TO PAY. Also, I promise no Demi Lovato cover songs this week. $3 craft beers and big goofy Riley doing whatever it is he does.

On to Bards at 9:15 p.m. $3 Lagers, the legend Michael behind the bar. Always a good way to end the week. See ya tonight!

Quizzo Tonight

Action starts at the Rendezvous at 6:15. The last two weeks have been dead, so this is definitely a good opportunity to get a win…and a $2.25 beer. On to Founding Fathers at 8:30. Dale’s Pale Ale special, and of course our vaunted 7TH PLACE PRIZE. Hope to see ya tonight!