Sunday, November 06, 2016

Frum Baseball Fan's Ceremonial First Pitch at WS Game 7

With the World Series championship hanging in the balance, there’s one consumer who likely will remember this game for a very long time, no matter who wins.

Starwood Preferred Guest member Daniel Eleff redeemed 1,060,500 Starpoints to throw out the first pitch at Game 7 of the World Series. The redemption amount is equivalent to over a month of free nights in a superior room at the St. Regis New York.

Eleff, founder of the deal blog , took the mound at Progressive Field in Cleveland, kicking off the final matchup of the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs.

The loyalty program, now a part of Marriott International, Inc., said it is the highest-ever bid on its SPG Moments platform.

Eleff describes himself as “a 5th generation Clevelander on both my mother’s and father’s side. I’m a die-hard Cleveland sports fan.” In 2013, thanks to United Airlines miles, he got to steal second base during an Indians game.

The SPG Moments program gives SPG members once-in a-lifetime experiences and VIP access to premiere sporting events, concerts, culinary experiences, and more.

2016 World Series Game 7 First Pitch DansDeals Jumbotron

Ac2014 tweet nails World Series prediction - A tweet from 2014 eerily predicting the 2016 World Series outcome went viral.

Grandpa Opens Beer He Saved 32 Years for Cubs Win - This die-hard Cubs fan's granddaughter tweeted a video of her granddad finally opening the beer he waited 32 years to enjoy.

Cat Watching World Series Tries to Catch Ball on TV - Kira leapt at the baseball, trying to catch it as it soared across the air, and the TV screen, while watching the final game of the 2016 World Series on Nov. 2.

Anthony Rizzo Pockets Baseball, Ends Chicago Cubs World Series Drought - President Obama gives an historical perspective that this is the greatest thing to happen since sliced bread, literally, since sliced bread hadn't yet been invented the last time the Cubs won the World Series.

Chicago Cubs World Series Victory Rally - Millions of fans packed Grant Park for an epic selfie and lined the streets for the ultimate victory lap.

This video clip captured the reactions right outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago.

81 year old grandpa has been waiting for Chicago Cubs win his whole life

Fan Tears up

Chicago Cubs fans reaction advancing to the World Series

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