This Day in History: Riot at Ten-Cent Beer Night (1974)

This Day in History:
Riot at Ten-Cent Beer Night (1974)

In a disastrous effort to increase ticket sales, the Cleveland Indians decided to hold a “Ten-Cent Beer Night,” allowing attendees to purchase unlimited cups of beer for just 10 cents each, during a home game against the Texas Rangers. The promotion did boost attendance, however, it also created a stadium full of drunken spectators who disrupted early innings of the game with streaking and flashing. Eventually, a violent mob flooded the field and clashed with players. How did the game end? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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