Ben Zobrist wasn’t the only old friend bringing the good vibes to today’s Cubs win, which ended both a 10-game losing streak for the Cubs and a 14-game winning streak for the Braves.
It turns out former President Theo Epstein was also in attendance, hanging out in the bleachers. And when you end a 108-year title drought, they pretty much let you do whatever you want:
Yup, that’s Theo Epstein IN the outfield basket at Wrigley, something we’ve all dreamed of doing but would never dare. Well, shy of 10 or so beers in the bleachers, which … well, one time I leaned over as far as I could so I could dangle my arm in the basket and feel the ivy. I got swiftly admonished. But I had won no titles, so it was fair. And it was maybe nine beers, tops.
Also, as Luis noticed, these are just ripe for meme’ing, given the state of things: