One Cubs fan has stayed true to his word after making a promise to Brewers fans at the start of the season.
The Brewers tweeted out diehard Cubs fan Nathan Marzion's 1,000-word apology letter to Milwaukee fans.
"So now it's time for me to truly apologize," Marzion wrote. "I am sorry for doubting the Brewers and not giving them the respect they deserve. I didn't think they were good enough to contend with the Cubs for the division just yet, but they have proved me wrong."
Marzion tweeted on May 25 that he would send a 1,000-word apology letter to Brewers fans if Milwaukee finished ahead of Chicago in the NL Central standings.
When Marzion fired off the tweet on May 25, the Cubs were 3.5 games ahead of the Brewers. Feeling confident that his Cubbies would win the division, Marzion wrote that he "kept [the tweet] in the back of my mind but didn't worry too much about it."
However, the Brewers won 19 out of 26 games in September to tie the Cubs for first place in the division and force Game 163. After Milwaukee defeated Chicago 3-1 on Monday at Wrigley Field, Nathan kept his word and started sending out apology letters to any fan who liked his original tweet. He even provided a Google doc where fans could sign up to receive the letter.
In it, Marzion asked fans to consider donating to the Anthony Rizzo Foundation, which raises money for cancer research and to help children who are battling cancer and their families.
Once the Brewers received their letter, they tweeted it out and wrote to Marzion, "We appreciate you being a good sport!"
The Brewers will host the Rockies, who defeated the Cubs in the NL Wild Card game, on Thursday for Game 1 of the NLDS.