With the Major League Baseball 2022 season here, this series will take a look at what celebrities root for certain teams in the league. This past weekend, the Chicago Cubs opened up play. Let’s take a look at what celebrities were cheering them on!
Bob Newhart is a lifelong Cubs fan. He currently has a tradition of posting a picture of him holding a white flag with a “W” on it when the Cubs win in the postseason.
— Bob Newhart (@BobNewhart) October 23, 2016
Stephen Colbert has made it clear on and off his show that he supports the Cubs. He has gone to many games and sports their apparel when he is out in public.
In this humbling photograph, tiny man Stephen Colbert has transferred his health & vitality to the Chicago Cubs to ensure a 2016 title. pic.twitter.com/oZmF2e8GSx
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) November 4, 2016
Nick Offerman has thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley Field and even got a few pointers from pitcher Jon Lester.
I have included 3 tips in this photo for you @JLester34 see if you can discern them. First one’s free:
— Nick Offerman (@Nick_Offerman) April 22, 2019
A Chicago favorite, it is no secret that Bill Murray is a Cubs fan and often sports the team logo when he is out. The actor and comedian often watches games at Wrigley and helps fire the crowd up.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 11, 2021
Similar to Murray, Vaughn tries to hype the crowd up at Wrigley when he can. The actor has been at multiple games with his family and has been featured on many of the pre-game talk shows to chat about all things Chicago Cubs.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 30, 2016
Pete Wentz isn’t as outspoken about being a Cubs fan as some of the others on this list but don’t let that fool you. The singer is a Cubs fan through and through.
— pw (@petewentz) September 16, 2016
His character in New Girl isn’t the only Chicago fan. Johnson grew up in Hawaii but has adopted the Cubs as his hometown team.
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Eddie Vedder grew up in Illinois and has been a Cubs fan his whole life. The singer has been to many games at Wrigley and has built a great relationship with the organization. So good in fact they even let him take batting practice.
Eddie Vedder will not be available off the bench tonight. pic.twitter.com/XcnFRkVdkq
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 1, 2019
The Chicago Cubs opened up at Wrigley Field this past weekend, winning two out of their three games against the Milwaukee Brewers. Stay tuned for more teams and their celebrity fans!