Chicago Cubs: Five people that fans should be thankful for

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 28: Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations of the Chicago Cubs, (L) David Ross, new manager of the Chicago Cubs (C) and Jed Hoyer, general manager of the Cubs (R) pose for a photo as Ross is introduced to the media at Wrigley Field on October 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 28: Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations of the Chicago Cubs, (L) David Ross, new manager of the Chicago Cubs (C) and Jed Hoyer, general manager of the Cubs (R) pose for a photo as Ross is introduced to the media at Wrigley Field on October 28, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) /
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Happy Thanksgiving! Take a look at what Chicago Cubs fans should be thankful for!

The Chicago Cubs didn’t end the season like they wanted to. They let the manager who brought them their first World Series in over 100 years, Joe Maddon, go elsewhere, but things should be looking up with a new leader in the clubhouse. Without further ado, here are the five people Cubs fans should be grateful for.

David Ross

David Ross is a Cubs legend because of his fun personality during the 2016 World Series run, but he is the new manager of the team. Theo Epstein wanted a new direction and a new voice so he opted to go with the former catcher.

The Cubs fanbase should be thankful of Ross because he is going to get the best out of his players and will hold them accountable which should lead to more wins next season.

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Javier Baez

The Cubs are reportedly working on an extension with Javier Baez, and deservedly so. The shortstop has anchored their lineup and plays with a certain confidence that is hard to come by.

He has been in the running for the MVP award and will continue to do so for years to come at Wrigley Field.

Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo won another Gold Glove in 2019 and is a staple in the Cubs organization. He was on the receiving end of Kris Bryant‘s throw from third in Game 7 of the World Series, and will always be a legend with the Cubs.

He has come back from cancer and continues to do so much for the community, so Cubs fans should be very grateful for their first baseman.

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Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer

These two men brought Chicago its first championship in 108 years, and they had the nerve to let go, Joe Maddon, who is a legend in Cubs fans’ eyes, in favor of David Ross because they want to get back to the Fall Classic.