Theo Epstein

Bill Murray: 'I’ve been imagining this for a long time'

Bill Murray: 'I’ve been imagining this for a long time'

Team President Theo Epstein encountered actor and longtime Cubs fan Bill Murray in the chaos that was the Cubs’ clubhouse following their victory over the Indians in Game 7 of the World Series and let the Evanston native and graduate of Loyola Academy have it right in the face with a spray of Champagne.

“I knew I was going to cry, I didn’t think it was because I was blind,” said Murray, his eyes red and stinging from the celebratory Champagne.

Murray, who has been a frequent visitor to Wrigley Field for many years, was beside himself with joy after the team captured its first World Series championship in 108 years Wednesday night in Cleveland.

“When the lions at the...

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