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Record #: R2016-979   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 12/14/2016
Title: Congratulations extended to Chicago Cubs on winning 2016 World Series
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Tunney, Thomas
Attachments: 1. R2016-979.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 14, 2016









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Alderman Tunney, a congratulatory resolution concerning the Chicago Cubs.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Very truly yours,

Mayor


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ALDERMAN TOM TUNNEY MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL

Whereas ,: The Members of this Chamber wish to recognize, the
accomplishments of-the 2016 Chicago Cubs baseball team, winners of Major League. Baseball's National . League .Central Division, the -National League Pennant and the World Series;.and

. WHEREAS, Winning the World Series is just the latest achievement in the longi storied history of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs have now won four division titles-, eleven National League Pennants and three World Series;;and

WHEREAS, Established in 1876 as the Chicago White Stockings, later
changing their name to the Chicago Colts, the Chicago Orphans and finally
settling on the name Chicago Cubs in 1903, the Cubs are the oldest Major
League Baseball team to have played its entire existence in a single city . and
have entertained countless bdseball fahs-in.Chicago and around-the country-;
and - • - . ' -

WHEREAS, Chicago • Cubs fans .enjoy what many consider the most venerated ballpark in the country, Wrigley Field. .With its iconic ivy-covered outfield walls and old-fashioned;scoreboard, the Friendly .Confines is the most celebrated ballpark in the nation; and .

WHEREAS, The 2016 Chicago- Cubs season was the 145th- of .the Cubs franchise, the 141st in the National League and the 101 s> at Wrigley. Field. The Cubs, were managed by Joe Maddon in. his second, season as Cubs manager. With 103 victories, the Cubs had the best .record in the major leagues, finishing 17.5 games ahead of the Cenitrdr'.bivjsion'-runner-up^an^^lbng-tim'e. rival, the Sf. Lo...

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