Credit to Michael Cerami for standing by his word. The Cubs fan and writer said he would jump into Lake Michigan if leadoff hitter Ian Happ opened the season with a home run, and once the dinger of destiny happened, he didn’t waste much time scrambling out to the beach for a chilly swim.
Let’s tell this story in three parts.
If Ian Happ leads off today's game with a home run, I will jump in Lake Michigan later today.— Michael Cerami (@Michael_Cerami) March 29, 2018
Let's settle in and enjoy the first pitch of the 2018 @MLB seaso-- pic.twitter.com/VdNov3BeTx— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 29, 2018
Promises are promises. #ThanksIan #LetsGoCubs #EverybodyIn pic.twitter.com/IqB66kzoJE— Michael Cerami (@Michael_Cerami) March 29, 2018
Ian Happ himself approves:
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