Philly Hotels To Tampa Bay Rays: No Vacancy

The Tampa Bay Rays woke up Wednesday in a historic hotel where Olympic runner Jesse Owens and eight American presidents have stayed. The Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Del., was the only hotel with 85 available rooms after Game 5 — played in Philadelphia, 50 miles from the hotel — was suspended for rain.

The Associated Press reports that the team called 21 hotels before getting the last-minute booking.



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