Craig Sager threw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field on Conquer Cancer Night
Despite being a firm advocate of zany suits, apparently Joe Maddon told lifelong Cubs fan Craig Sager that it would be better if he wore a jersey while he was throwing the first pitch at Wrigley Field. That's what Sager told Cubs broadcasters in the seventh inning of Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Dodgers, at least.
Even though he wasn't as nattily attired as we've come to expect, he still made the first pitch look good.
Well, OK, maybe it was a little high, but he had to make sure everyone could see it! And by everyone, we mean all 31 of his guests, including family members from Chicago suburb Batavia and a few of his frat brothers from Northwestern. Of course, his children had a few words to say about their dad, discussing his battle with leukemia with CSN's Kelly Crull. And, like kids everywhere, they also expressed some concern about having to listen to their dad sing:
But Sager did Wrigley's seventh-inning stretch proud: