Chicago Cubs bring World Series trophy to Springfield
The Chicago Cubs organization brought its World Series trophy to Springfield March 8 to celebrate the team's 2016 victory.
Senator Oberweis was pleased to see the trophy and talk with team Chairman Tom Ricketts and former player and Hall-of-Famer Ryne Sandberg.
The world-champion Cubs were honored during a joint session of the General Assembly in the House of Representatives.
Later in the day, nearly 1,000 people had their pictures taken with the trophy at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.