After watching the Cubs Forever special on WGN, I had to go out and get the book. I got a Barnes and Noble gift card in a card during my college graduation party and thought I'd use it to buy the book. This book is amazing. The pictures are fantastic. I haven't read through the entire book yet but I did skip to the last chapter "The Hope."
If you watched the television broadcast of Cubs Forever you would know that this bchapter talks about what will happen WHEN the Cubs win the World Series. It has testimonies of former players, broadcasters, and fans that say how they see the Cubs winning the world series.
The last paragraph was the thoughts of the author, Bob Vorwald. Reading this brought tears to my eyes. I just had to share it with you guys and girls on here.
"For me, thanks to some inclement weather and inexplicable networking scheduling, it's an unheard-of World Series day game at Wrigley Field. The shadows cross the pitcher's mound in the top of the nineth as the Cubs nurse a one-run lead. With one out, the runners at first and third take a lead, and there is a one-out ground ball to short. The flip goes to second, then quickly over to first for a coming-full-circle Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance double play, and the wait is finally over. As the players mob each other on the field, I take a photo of my father out of my pocket for a quick glance of thanks, hug my sons who are sitting with me, then reach under my seat for the bottle of champagne I've managed to sneak in (you have to put that press pass to good use). I'll pop the cork and join in the greatest roar in Chicago history. After the bedlam on the field subsides a bit, I shift my gaze to that beautiful green scoreboard and watch Fred Washington raise a white flag emblazoned with the ultimate W. The next day I will go downtown with the WGN crew , and we will televise the most joyous parade you could ever imagine. I can't wait."
Now if you say you haven't imagined what it will be like when it happens, your lying. I want to know how people on here see the Cubs winning the World Series.
I see it as game 5 or 6. The streets are as packed as the stadium is because the Cubs are home of course. It is the top of the nineth, 2 outs, men on second and third. Cubs are up by only one run. Base hit puts the Cubs down. Kerry Wood on the mound. The hit is a fly ball to left field, deep enough to scare us but not really that close after all. Soriano does his hop and catches the winning out. I am in the streets because I didn't have enough money to buy the tickets on StubHub. I traveled from Pittsburgh just to stand in the streets with my dad and uncles. People all around are in tears. Nobody leaves the stadium or streets until the morning. Nobody goes to work the next day.
How do you see it?