MLB: 8 Celebrities Who Cheer for the Chicago Cubs!

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

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.

Stephen Colbert

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.

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman has thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley Field and even got a few pointers from pitcher Jon Lester.

Bill Murray

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.

Vince Vaughn

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.

Pete Wentz

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.

Jake Johnson

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

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.

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!

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Tori Murphy

Tori Murphy is a junior at Penn State University studying Public Relations with a minor in Sports Studies.