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Illinois church reminds Cubs fans of their Game 7 promises

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois church is reminding Chicago Cubs fans of a promise they might have made during Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night.

Robert Reynolds of Central Baptist Church of Springfield and New Berlin, Ill., posted a photo Thursday morning.


The photo is going viral, and was featured on the “Today” and in USA Today on Friday morning.

The Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians, 8-7, on Wednesday night in 10 innings to win the World Series in seven games.

The win capped a rally from a three-games-to-one deficit and secured the Cubs their first championship in 108 years, the longest drought in North American professional sports history.

Thousands of fans turned out Friday for a victory parade and rally in Chicago.