While nearly all of San Francisco has turned into Tampa Bay Rays fans overnight after the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves in the National League Championship Series on Sunday to reach the World Series, one of The City's most famous natives will be rooting for the Dodgers.
Gavin Newsom, who was born in San Francisco and currently serves as the Governor of California, is backing the Dodgers to take down the Rays.
Despite Newsom being a San Francisco native and former mayor of San Francisco, it's obvious he has to root for the Dodgers in the Fall Classic. It would be in bad taste for the governor to root against them, even if he is a Giants fan deep down.
The Dodgers pulled off an epic comeback against the Braves after trailing three-games-to-one in the NLCS. They then won three straight to down Atlanta at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The World Series also will be played at the new home of the Texas Rangers, as MLB has moved to a neutral site in order to have a bubble-like setting due to COVID-19 concerns.
This is the third time the Dodgers have reached the World Series in the last four seasons. They're still searching for their first title since 1988.