Chicago Cubs Fans Are Hardcore

Some fans wear articles of clothing representing their favorite team. Some fans do that almost every day. Some fans name their kids after their favorite players. Some fans set up a dedicated team shrine in their house. Some fans even get tattoos of their team.

But Chicago Cubs fans choose the team’s logo for their new prosthetic eye:

cubs fan prosthetic eye

That picture comes courtesy of the Smithsonian, noting that an Iraq war veteran who needed a prosthetic eye passed on the more traditional options in favor of a Chicago Cubs logo, which now stares back at you like the greatest high five ever.

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Brett Taylor is the Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and on LinkedIn here. Brett is also the founder of Bleacher Nation, which opened up shop in 2008 as an independent blog about the Chicago Cubs. Later growing to incorporate coverage of other Chicago sports, Bleacher Nation is now one of the largest regional sports blogs on the web.

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