Baseball: 108-year-old cheers Cubs to second title in her lifetime

Hazel Nilson can proudly say she's supported the Chicago Cubs for all 108 years, culminating in their World Series win yesterday. Photo / FOX
Hazel Nilson can proudly say she's supported the Chicago Cubs for all 108 years, culminating in their World Series win yesterday. Photo / FOX

There have been a plethora of indescribable stories coming out of the Chicago Cubs' World Series win yesterday.

The drought, the freaky predictions, the celebrities, the odds - all of which have contributed to this being one of the sporting stories of the year.

But it gets even better.

108-year-old Cubs fan Hazel Nilson lives in New Hampshire, but she grew up just steps from Wrigley Field.

After the Cubs' dramatic Game 7 win yesterday, she can now say she's lived through two Cubs championships.




According to necn.com, Nilson was born in August of 1908 - just months before the Cubs' 1908 title.

She had a news crew at her New Hampshire home on Wednesday to share her Game 7 experience.

After the game, she wanted to join her beloved Cubs in the clubhouse, saying she doesn't mind getting soaked with Champagne.

- NZ Herald

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