A Cubs fan named Wayne Williams fulfilled a decades-old promise to his late father Wednesday night.
Regardless of which baseball team you root for, it's hard not to get a bit teary eyed after hearing this story. A Cubs fan named Wayne Williams, who lives in North Carolina, drove all the way to Indiana to watch the Game 7 of the World Series with his late father. Why? Williams made a promise to his father, who died back in 1980, that they'd watch the Cubs' World Series games together.
WTHR has an amazing quote from Williams, who drove to Greenwood Forest Lawn Cemetery to make it happen:
"I talked it out with my boys forever. I let them know that I told my dad - we had a pact. When the Cubs - not if, when - the Cubs got into the World Series, we would make sure we listen to the games together," Williams said.
WTHR also has video, if you're interested:
Williams' father, also named Wayne, was a Navy veteran and a loyal Cubs fans.
For the Cubs, it was their first World Series title in 108 years. Williams likely hopes the next one comes a little sooner.