Ben Zobrist

Ben Zobrist is living the life right now. After a World Series championship with the Royals last year, Zobrist signed a four-year, $56 million contract with his boyhood team, the Cubs. He moved his family into a Wrigleyville home (remember when he biked from his house to Wrigley Field in full uniform?) and proceeded to start in the All-Star Game, drive in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of Game 7 in Cleveland and win World Series MVP.

Back at home Thursday, Zobrist's celebrity appeal was noticeable in his front yard. And he embraced it. Zobrist patiently signed autographs for a line of kids down the block.


"It wasn’t planned," Zobrist told WGN. "I just came outside holding baby talking to neighbors. Next thing you know, people asking for autographs."

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood of Wrigleyville.

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