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Eddie Vedder is one of Chicago’s favorite sons, and as a Cubs fan, the lead singer of Pearl Jam was in line to sing “Take Me Out to The Ball Game” during the iconic 7th inning stretch during the World Series. He had big shoes to fill following Bill Murray’s wild rendition, but with the Cubs winning, Vedder paid tribute to Harry Caray and soon-to-be-retired Cubs catcher David Ross.
Needless to say, everyone loved it. The anticipation was so great that Cubs fans were tweeting when they saw Vedder get up to head to the box in the sixth inning, and cameras followed him as he made his way to the microphone.
Chills were felt throughout Wrigley Field as thousands of fans sang along: