Gubernatorial Bet

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick have placed a friendly wager on this year’s World Series.

Nixon put up a four-pack of Cardinal Cream Soda from Fitz’s Bottling company, a box of Bissinger’s Chocolates and Italian pastries from Missouri Baking Company on the Hill.

Patrick is wagering seltzers from Polar Beverages; New England clam chowder from Legal Sea Foods; and baked goods from Dancing Deer Baking Co.