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It's certainly been an unbelievable week in the world of Major League Baseball. Not only did the Chicago Cubs break a 108-year losing streak on Wednesday night, but Bill Murray helped spread the magic of America's past-time to a lucky stranger who followed him around outside of the stadium.
A day before the deciding Game 7 of the MLB World Series, Chicago Cubs superfan Bill Murray decided to show some camaraderie to another baseball fan, who unfortunately couldn't get a ticket to Tuesday's Game 6. CBS Sports reports that fellow Cubs fan Karen Michel was turned away from the ticket window of Cleveland's Progressive Field after she tried to score herself a last-minute ticket to the game, and spotted Murray walking nearby. As most fans would, Michel proceeded to follow the movie star, and then he surprisingly turned around and offered her his spare ticket for the seat right next to him.
The lucky fan got to enjoy all of Game 6 next to Bill Murray himself, and as a cherry on top, their team wound up beating the Cleveland Indians in the penultimate game and advancing to the final step before becoming World Series Champions. Karen Michael, who was seen beaming ear to ear and posing for photos with Murray throughout the night, even landed in a better seat the other notable attendees, including Al Roker.
While it was an amazing game for Karen Michel to experience in person, there's no denying the Bill Murray's favorite moment in the series came on Wednesday night when the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in extra innings to become the 2016 World Series champions --- a title that the team has famously not held since 1908. After their long-fought-for win in Game 7, Murray tearfully stepped onto the field to briefly hold up the championship trophy.
Bill Murray then continued to celebrate with his fellow fans all night long, including getting doused by champagne with a huge smile on his face. Though Karen Michel wasn't able to celebrate the major win with Murray, I'm sure she's not complaining --- she got to spend nine innings chilling with one of the most beloved movie stars and passionate baseball fans around!