WRIGLEYVILLE — Nick Patterson and Heather Watson gave Cubs fans something to celebrate after a crushing 7-2 loss in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night.
As fans filed out of Wrigley Field, Patterson, who's been dating Watson for nine years, got on one knee and proposed to her.
She said yes.
"I was going to do it win or lose. I got the tickets late last night," Patterson said. "Going to a World Series game doesn't happen often. I had to take advantage of the moment."
Watson was shocked.
"No. Never. I did not see this coming. We got the tickets pretty late," Watson said. "When he got on his knee, I knew it was going to happen. Wrigley Field is my favorite place to be."
The happy couple also hope to see the Cubs win the World Series for the first time since 1908 this year, but it's a long shot.
The Cubs face a 3-1 series deficit heading into Sunday night's game at Wrigley Field. Only four teams ever have rebounded to win the World Series after trailing 3-1 in the series. The last team to do it was the 1985 Kansas City Royals, who rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals.
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