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For some fans, Cubs are an undying love

Originally Published: April 23, 2009
By Wayne Drehs | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- There was no "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," or "Go Cubs Go," no visit from Ernie Banks or autograph signing with Ron Santo. Instead, there was Dennis Mascari, welcoming Cubs fans to the Bohemian National Cemetery and insisting no one leave without grabbing a free doughnut.

Despite his lack of celebrity, Mascari was the reason everyone was here. He was the reason red and blue balloons lined the cemetery driveway. He was the reason four Wrigley Field seats had been hammered ...

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