CHICAGO — Cubs manager Joe Maddon is letting go of his beloved and famous RV — but don't worry, he's got a new, even better one.
Maddon has long used RVs, taking them on road trips and living in them during spring training. One of his RVs, dubbed the Cousin Eddie, was even the spot where he first met with Cubs management about coming to the team.
Now Maddon is retiring Cousin Eddie 2.0 and saying goodbye to its four TVs, heated floors and two bathrooms.
But the manager's newest RV might be the plushiest of all the Cousin Eddies. Maddon nabbed Winnebago's Grant Tour model, which starts at $467,594, according to Winnebago's website. Maddon took MLB.com on a tour of the new RV, showing off large TVs, a lounge and more.
Here are some of the other bonuses:
• King-sized bed (you hit a button to push it out from the wall)
• A mirror that turns into a TV
• Electric fireplace
• A sofa that turns into a second bed
• A touchscreen control pad to manage the RV
• Washer and dryer
Here's at look at Maddon's old RV, the Cousin Eddie 2.0:
Photos from a Winnebago Grand Tour:
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