Dad, Why Am I a Cubs Fan?

 

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Andre “The Hawk” Dawson takes a swing.

I ALWAYS LOVED THE CUBS-IT WAS A FAMILY TRADITION. ONE DAY I ASKED MY FATHER HOW THAT TRADITION BEGAN.

By Travis Stebens

BASEBALL HAS ALWAYS been my favorite sport. And I’ve always been a Cubs fan. For as long as I could remember I was the only kid among my friends cheering for them. I’m not a kid anymore, but after all these years, I’m still the only one I know whose loyalty is to the home team at Wrigley Field.

The red, white, and blue colors of Chicago run thick in my blood, even though when I started out I never knew the history of the Cubs. I just knew that they were my team. However, over time I learned through the years of disappointment—and sometimes moments feeling weightless with anticipation and elation. But win or lose, I love to love my team.

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