On January 9th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. fans of the Chicago Cubs will be able to come to the Masonic Temple to see the one and only World Series Trophy.
According to nbcchicago.com, a World Series Trophy tour which will display the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series trophy all throughout the Midwest will kick off Friday, Dec. 9, at the new official Cubs Team Store on Michigan Avenue.
Following a series of visits to locations throughout Chicago, the World Series trophy will hit the road, going on display in Bloomington, Champaign, Freeport, Peoria, the Quad Cities, Rockford and Springfield in Illinois; South Bend, Indianapolis and other cities in Indiana; Des Moines and other cities in Iowa; plus other locations throughout the Midwest.
In Chicago, plans are underway to visit the Cubs Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program and participate in the annual Cubs Caravan and Cubs Convention in January.
The trophy will visit Mesa, Arizona, during Spring Training and return to Wrigley Field for the Cubs’ 2017 Home Opener April 10.
Update: 12/9/2016 10:02 a.m.
There will be no charge to have your individual or small group photo taken. The Cubs will provide a photographer and you will be able to access your photo online at no charge.
The visit to Freeport is courtesy of Little Cubs Field and the Chicago Cubs.
Little Cubs Field wishes to thank the Chicago Cubs and the people who have supported Little Cubs Field over the years for this historic event.
Update: 12/22/2016 4:08 p.m.
CUBS 2016 WORLD SERIES TROPHY UPDATE: We just got off the phone with Denny Garkey of Little Cubs Field. There is an update to the Cubs 2016 World Series Trophy coming to Freeport. It’s an update we think you will all be “very pleased” with. Nothing has been officially announced by the Cubs yet so we have been asked to keep the news on the DL. Stay tuned to Today In The Port and Freeport News Network for the full details.