No One Was More Excited About The Cubs Winning The World Series Than Bill Murray

The 108-year wait is over.

It's been 108 years since the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, but on Wednesday night, they finally pulled it off again by beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in the 10th inning of Game 7. A rain delay pushed the game past midnight on the East Coast, but fans — whether they were there in person at Progressive Field in Cleveland or watching from home — stuck it out until the end.

One fan, in particular, was especially excited to watch the Cubs win: Bill Murray, who has been rooting hard for his team to become the 2016 champions. During Game 3, he sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" for the crowd. At Game 6, he invited a fellow fan who couldn't get a ticket to sit right next to him.

The actor was also in attendance at last night's game, and social media made sure to document his joyous reaction to the win as it happened.


But Murray's celebration didn't end in the stands. He later acted as a reporter for Fox Sports, interviewing player Dexter Fowler and getting sprayed with champagne by Cubs President Theo Epstein in the locker room. "Bill, we do it for fans like you," Fowler told him.

In the end, actor Josh Gad summed things up pretty well on Twitter:

(H/T: USA Today)


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