In March, Craig Sager was told he had three to six months to live without treatment for his leukemia.
More than two months later, Sager looks great and has been living a fantasy life for sports fans. He stayed in his role as TNT's lead sideline reporter, working the NBA's Western Conference Finals over the last two weeks. On Wednesday, Sager threw out the first pitch at the Cubs game and led Wrigley Field in "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."
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Sager was born and raised in Batavia, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, where he served as the school mascot, Willie the Wildcat. In the midst of his battle with leukemia, Sager was a fitting guest for the Cubs' "Conquer Cancer Day."
When he was not on the field or in the press box, Sager looked fresh in his full white suit:
— Anthony Rizzo (@ARizzo44) June 2, 2016
On the Cubs' broadcast, Sager talked about his Cubs fandom (he wore No. 14 on his custom jersey to honor Ernie Banks).
Sager's three children, Kacy, Krista and Craig Jr., explained that, despite their father talking about Wrigley Field his whole life, this was their first trip the friendly confines.
The NBA Finals is on ESPN, so Sager's offseason has begun. We're looking forward to his return to TNT sidelines in the fall.
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