Thanks to the College World Series, Jake Arrieta has a brand new tattoo ... of a rival college
What started as an innocuous College World Series semifinal matchup last summer turned into an event with permanent implications for two members of the Cubs. When the TCU Horned Frogs matched up against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, former-Horned Frog Jake Arrieta and former-Chanticleer Tommy La Stella placed a wager on the outcome: the alum of the losing team had to get a tattoo of the winning team.
And make no mistake, we're not talking about a temporary tattoo here. One of these players was signing up to permanently mark their body with a tribute to a college he did not attend.
If you followed the College World Series, you know that Coastal Carolina won the whole thing, defeating TCU in the process. Which meant Arrieta had to live up to his end of the bargain and, well …
Not ideal.. but a bet is a bet. pic.twitter.com/CE6DDWsUei— Jake Arrieta (@JArrieta34) December 16, 2016
Never let it be said that Jake Arrieta isn't a man of his word.