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Pearl Jam was already set to rock Wrigley Field on Friday night when the historic ballpark enjoyed a surprise visit from Mr. Cub himself, Ernie Banks.
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The weather didn't cooperate Friday night at Wrigley Field. However, after a three-hour rain delay the Pearl Jam "faithful" were rewarded with a memorable show, and a visit from Mr. Cub Ernie Banks.
For once, everyone left the Friendly Confines feeling good.
When Ernie Banks asks you to write a song about the Cubs, you oblige.
That’s just what Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder did when he penned the song All the Way as a tribute to the Chicago Cubs. Banks, known as “Mr. Cub” asked Vedder, a native of Evanston, Ill., and a lifelong Cubs fan, to write a song that Wrigley Field could call its own.
Banks played 19 seasons with the Cubs...
The Pearl Jam concert on Friday may have experienced a long rain delay on Friday night in which fans were cleared from the field for over two hours, but when they returned to stage after midnight Central time they came out with a bang. Pearl Jam brought on stage none other than ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks on, and the crowd acted accordingly. Chills for days when Ernie mentioned “Let’s...
MR. CUB AND MR. VEDDER
Just seven songs into what was expected to be an epic 40-song set Friday night at Wrigley Field, the threat of high winds and lightning left Pearl Jam fans scrambling for cover. But, for those that stayed through the nearly three-hour rain delay...they were greeted by none other than "Mr. Cub" himself Ernie Banks. Oh, and the song that Eddie Vedder (now clad in...
Mr. Cub & Eddie Vedder sing "All the Way"
For as much as I’ve written and joked about celebrity baseball fans in the past, there’s just no denying that what the Chicago Cubs lack in World Series trophies, they more than make up for with awesome famous people repping the C. Bill Murray alone should make many Cubs fans feel a little better about years of “Close but no cigar” and “Dear God, why is this happening to...
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