The Cubs World Series trophy is real, I saw it in person!

Matt Maldre, scorecards, and World Series trophy

I almost missed getting my photo taken with the World Series trophy. I work from home on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The World Series trophy is sitting at the Tribune Tower, and I was almost not there. For the past 16 years I’ve been working for Tribune Content Agency in the Tribune Tower. Whenever a Chicago sports team wins a championship, the sports trophy tends to visit the Tower for employees to take their photo with it.

Last year the Stanley Cup came to visit. I put Mr. T in the cup.

Mr. T sitting in the Stanley Cup, at the Tribune Tower

This year I’ve started to work from home in Oak Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The World Series trophy decided to visit the Tribune Tower on… Thursday.

I’m sitting at home in my pajamas, getting ready to work. At 9am I get an email from a co-worker informing me that the trophy will be in the tower today at 10am! WOW!

10am? That’s like one hour away! It takes me about an hour to get into work. And I’m not even dressed to go in. Oh man, oh man, oh man. I gotta hurry!

For a brief moment I actually thought about not coming in. I am not a trophy worshipper. In fact, I think professional trophies

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