Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates after defeating the Oakland Athletics by a score of 7-2 to win the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 03, 2018.

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A's Fan Is Apparently Now Friends With Yankees Fan Who Tossed Beer On Him

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October 10, 2018 - 11:36 am

Throwing beer on someone seems like an unliklely way to make a new friend, but that is apparently what happened during the Yankees' wild-card win over the Oakland A's last week.

John Spencer, an Oakland native living in Brooklyn, had a brew tossed on him last Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. Video of the embarrassing incident then went viral on the internet.

But the culprit, a man named Chris, apologized last week and then invited Spencer out for drinks in East New York, Brooklyn, according to social media posts.

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Then Chris invited Spencer back to Yankee Stadium as his guest for for Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday night -- Chris even paid for the ticket.

Brought my guy Johny out to the yankee game @johnplaydrums @yankees @athletics @barstoolsports

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In a Twitter post this week, Spencer called Chris "my new friend."

After last week's video went viral, the A's tracked down Spencer and are sending him a new jersey and other gear as well as tickets to a game next season.