WATCH: Jason Heyward sprints onto field carrying Chicago flag
|Friday, July 24, 2020, 7:27 PM- -|
CHICAGO — Providing Chicago Cubs fans with a memorable scene during what has been an emotional summer in America, Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward took the field for Opening Day while hoisting the Chicago flag.
Following a moving pregame at Wrigley Field for the Cubs' opener versus the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, Heyward sprinted into the outfield prior to the top of the first with the flag of Chicago waving behind him, bringing forth cheers from his teammates and others present at the relatively empty stadium.
Jason Heyward carried the Chicago flag out to right field before tonight's game. pic.twitter.com/1pqtl1jUBC— Marquee Sports Network (@WatchMarquee) July 25, 2020
Jason Heyward sprinted out to right field waving the Chicago flag when he took the field. This is electric. pic.twitter.com/Ed2O1OLHZL— Cubs Live (@Cubs_Live) July 24, 2020
Heyward carries a Chicago flag onto the field as he takes his position to start the game. pic.twitter.com/ThUyr6MTmE— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 24, 2020
Play ball! pic.twitter.com/evWvIt3Psv— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 24, 2020