All About the Sports Bar


Greeley Sports BarHave you wondered how the sports bar came about? Palermo’s neighborhood tavern takes the title as America’s Original Sports Bar. Founded in 1933, the tavern took on its “sports bar” personality right after World War II. The tavern opened across from the left field gates of Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis where it was home to the Cardinals and Browns.

Just in case fireworks isn’t your thing, Greeley Avenue has your games on. The Major League Baseball Schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 4th:

  • Milwaukee at Washington
  • San Francisco at Cincinnati
  • Arizona at NY Mets
  • San Diego at Boston
  • Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
  • Baltimore at Chicago White Sox
  • Cleveland at Kansas City
  • NY Yankees at Minnesota
  • Tampa Bay at Houston
  • Chicago Cubs at Oakland
  • Detroit at Toronto
  • Miami at Atlanta
  • Seattle at Texas
  • LA Dodgers at Colorado
  • St. Louis at LA Angels

Friday, July 5th:

  • Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs
  • Detroit at Cleveland
  • Baltimore at NY Yankees
  • San Diego at WAshington
  • Atlanta at Philadelphia
  • Minnesota at Toronto
  • Seattle at Cincinnati
  • Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay
  • Houston at Texas
  • Oakland at Kansas City
  • NY Mets at Milwaukee
  • Miami at St. Louis
  • Colorado at Arizona
  • Boston at LA Angels
  • LA Dodgers at San Francisco

Here’s some more fun beer trivia for you:

  • George Washington had his own Brewhouse on the grounds of Mount Vernon.
  • After consuming a bucket or two of vibrant brew they called aul, or ale, the Vikings would head fearlessly into battle, often without armor or even shirts. In fact, “berserk” means “bare shirt” in Norse, and eventually took on the meaning of their wild battles.

Have a great week, and we’ll see ya there!

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