Cubs fans dedicate Wrigley Field wall to those who died before the World Series win

Thursday November 3rd, 2016

Chicago Cubs fans took to the streets of Wrigleyville after winning the 2016 World Series in the early hours of Thursday morning and headed over to the Sheffield Avenue wall of Wrigley Field to write down the names of loved ones who did not live long enough to witness the championship victory.

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