The Chicago Cubs hadn’t won a World Series since 1908. We all knew this. But some have been suffering from the franchise’s futility until this point longer than others.
After Kris Bryant threw the final out on Wednesday, we got to witness one of these lifelong, desperate fans — per his granddaughter, some 81 years of age — who expressed uncut, pure euphoric joy:
“We did it! We actually did it!” So awesome.