Am I a bandwagon Cubs fan?

Am I a bandwagon Cubs fan?
My daughter's friend lent me this shirt years ago. I get to wear it to work on out of uniform days.

Am I a bandwagon Cubs fan? Sort of.

I have lived in this city all my life and I have never been a Cubs fan.  Why is that you ask?  Well, I’m not sure.  My father was a fan.  I remember him watching the games on our black and white TV in the little apartment we lived in on Ashland and Irving Park here in Chicago.  I remember how thrilled he was to actually attend a game one year.  It was never anything the two of us shared.

Where I work, we are allowed to wear sports jerseys throughout the year.  I usually don’t participate because I’m not a sports fan in general.  One year the sign went up in the break room that we would be allowed to wear our Cubs’ shirts.  Since I didn’t own one, I didn’t think too much of it.

I’m not sure how it played out, but I borrowed my daughter’s Cubs shirt.  For some reason, it’s been in my closet ever since.  So every year, I pull it out and wear it to work.

Am I a bandwagon Cubs fan?  I’ll do anything to get out of uniform.

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