300K fans celebrated Cubs’ pennant win outside Wrigley


There an estimated 300,000 Chicago Cubs fans at Wrigley Field from Saturday night into Sunday to celebrate the team’s first National League Championship since 1945. The fans enjoyed the time as 6 was arrested on misdemeanor charges, and nine people was taken to the hospital. The Emergency Management and Communications spoke on the historical win.

“While the Cubs made the city proud with their Pennant win, fans and residents made the city equally as proud by celebrating safely and respecting the surrounding community after the game,” said Rich Guidice, first deputy director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

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