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Fans Head to Daley Plaza, Cubs Head to Arizona

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Oct 1, 2007 2:30PM

2007_09_sports_soriano_clebrate.jpgChicago won't be waiting until the Cubs win the World Series to celebrate. Given the Cubs' postseason track record over the past 99 seasons, that's probably a smart idea. A rally to celebrate the Cubs making the playoffs will be held at noon on Monday in Daley Plaza.

While Cubs fans celebrate downtown, the Cubs themselves will head to Arizona. While baseball's regular season concluded on Sunday, the wild card won't be determined until a one-game playoff between the Padres and Rockies is played on Monday, but the Cubs know for certain that they will be facing the Diamondbacks in the opening round of the playoffs. Game 1 will be played on Wednesday.

Photo by John Sommers II/Reuters.