St. Louis may have Jon Hamm and Nelly, but the Cubs fanbase of famous, beautiful people is legendary.
What happens when one city has more than one baseball team? Who do you root for? Tough call, even if these teams don’t overlap in time. For those of us with decisions to make, we prove our loyalty by grabbing gear at New Era. Which Official Cap of Rivals Everywhere will you wear?
Fans of the Chicago Cubs were recently asked to take a pledge, to show how far they’d go for their team. Here are some of the most impressive showings of commitment.
Last night, at 49 years old, Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher in Major League history to win a game. A lot has happened since his first big league win on June 16, 1986.
Goes great with Wrigley’s ivy walls.
Who can blame him, right?
A house divided cannot stand. This Chicago mother of 6-year-old twins thought it would be a fun idea to give the diehard Sox fan a Cubs pillow pet. It didn’t go over well.
This Cuban defector is the reason for the season. Just a few games in to his Major League Baseball career, he’s homered in three of the four games he’s played in.
CSN Chicago’s Chuck Garfien put together this White Sox-centric parody of that very moving commercial that imagined what Chicago would look like if the Cubs won the World Series. The takeaway seems to be “White Sox fans don’t have to imagine, so suck it Cubs fans.” Ah baseball rivalries. We’ve missed you this winter.
I love Sony’s MLB game franchise, but this video is enough to make me reconsider my annual purchase.
Diehard sports fans can be pretty insane. But what happens when you’re in it for life with a team that has a longer championship drought than that of any other major North American professional sports team? Rivalries are going to form. Ready to form your own rivalry? Better get the Official Cap of Rivals Everywhere.
As far as rivalries go, this is a big one.
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There are few people cooler than Bill Murray. The Cubs ask him to throw out the first pitch; he uses it as an opportunity to run the bases in front of a packed crowd at Wrigley. The man’s an American hero.
Anthony Rizzo is the Chicago Cubs top prospect, and he’s off to a hot start in AAA, which is huge for the slugger who struggled at the big league level last year for the San Diego Padres. Rizzo launched another 2 homers the other day which brings hi…