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No Guts, No Glory:
The Chicago Cubs’ rough season is finally at its end. And with only three games left to go in their dreadful season, the reasons to attend a Cubs game are few and far between.
But like with everything, there are pros and cons about attending this week’s season ending series against the Astros.
The cons are easy: The Astros suck, the Cubs suck, and the baseball played by both teams will suck. But on the pro side, there a legitimate reasons to attend. For one, the game is at Wrigley Field which will always be a pro in our book. But most importantly, you can get tickets to a game for a measly $0.19.
That’s right, $0.19.
CBS Chicago grabbed this screenshot from StubHub showing two tickets in section 533, row 3 going for $0.19.
If this isn’t doesn’t get you to out to Wrigley Field (and it probably won’t), we don’t know what will.
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