If there’s one thing that defines Chicago Cubs fans, it’s that Cubs fans do not give up. At least that was the motto for one Cubs family, taught to them by their grandfather.
WBEZ reporter Sarah Karp’s Grandpa Earl loved the Chicago Cubs. So much so, that when he passed away in 2006, he left firm instructions that his ashes be scattered at Wrigley Field at the moment the Cubs ever win the World Series. Sarah Karp charts the Cubs fandom through her family to its roots in the first Daley administration.