The fact that today marks the beginning of the World Series – the Cubs’ *first* World Series since 1945 – was already going to put you on hype overload.
Whenever Kyle Schwarber returned from his knee injury, presumably next Spring, you were going to be pressing all of your internal hype buttons.
But, with Schwarber now officially returning FOR the World Series, whatever was left of the hype center of my brain has now disintegrated into a puddle of ecstatic, near-licentious goo.
The Cubs themselves put me over the top with a simple video tweet:
He's back. pic.twitter.com/t3tbeKeWnk
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 25, 2016