On Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series. The Cubs' victory netted them their first championship since 1908 -- a 108-year drought that transcended baseball and sports and permeated pop culture and the Chicago way of living and thinking.
While all Cubs fans basked in the afterglow of a championship victory, those who have the most emotional interest accrued deserve special attention. As such, let's take a look at some of the best photos and videos featuring older Cubs fans celebrating a moment they thought would never arrive.
my grandpa put this beer in his fridge 32 years ago and said he would open it when the cubs won the world series. today was that day. pic.twitter.com/LPsNMQZCpp— gracejo (@GraceJohnso) November 3, 2016
My great grandpa seconds after the Cubs won ❤️💙❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/DmawPiAGG6— kam ☕️ (@harleelwt) November 3, 2016
And though she's not featured here, we know how Dorothy probably celebrated: