For 107 years, Cubs fans in major musical outfits have toured in October without missing any significant sports happenings in Chicago. With the team now advancing to the NLCS after their Tuesday win, there’s a sense that future Octobers could be a lot more interesting in Wrigleyville. That's why Eddie Vedder has officially vowed to to keep Pearl Jam off the road for the month of October for the next few years. If the Cubs break the curse, he wants to be in the house.
Unfortunately, Vedder didn’t predict the Cubs' rapid ascension from the National League cellar, which means Pearl Jam can't really get out of its tour in South America that starts in the middle of the World Series. He's not hoping the Cubs miss out on the Fall Classic though. "I hope we go to the World Series and I hope I miss the games," he said. "It'd be a good problem to have."
That means the celebration after Tuesday’s win over the Cardinals might be the only time Vedder gets to pretend he's a part of the team and party with the players in the clubhouse. If so, at least he made the most of if.
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