TIME 2016 World Series

Bill Murray Is Singing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ at the World Series

The comedian is a lifelong Cubs fans

When the seventh-inning stretch rolls around in Friday’s World Series meeting between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians, Bill Murray will lead the crowd in Wrigley Field’s traditional rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.”

The Cubs superfan has been given the honor of performing the renowned baseball tune during game 3 of the MLB championship — the Cubs’ first home World Series matchup since their 1945 game 7 loss against the Detroit Tigers. The franchise hasn’t won the World Series since 1908 — the longest championship drought in all of American professional sports.

Murray has long openly supported his hometown team, most recently with a stunt that saw him crashing a White House Press Briefing decked out entirely in Cubs merchandise.

[h/t Chicago Tribune]

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