David Haugh: “For generations of fans, the scene of the Cubs celebrating a World Series title will provide the most indelible images of Chicago sports for years to come. None of us will live long enough to see anything better, any moment packed with more meaning.”
Paul Sullivan: “Tears flowed across Cubs Nation after the final out, and fans responded with the world’s biggest group hug, remembering all the loved ones who could only imagine what it would be like to experience this moment of pure bliss.”
Grown men and women wept. Fireworks lit up the sky in the city and suburbs, while little kids gathered on sidewalks long after bedtime to cheer honking cars. Here’s how Cubs fans celebrated everywhere.