Brewers get last laugh, outlast rival Cubs

Originally Published: March 31, 2008
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- The morning began with pockets of heavy rain and a thick fog that enveloped the buildings on Waveland Avenue. For a time, it looked as if Opening Day at Wrigley Field would have to wait.

Slowly the rain dissipated and the fog lifted, and two rain delays later, the Cubs' season was under way, the 100th since its last World Series championship. On a day the Cubs unveiled an Ernie Banks statue outside their ballpark, the fans who outlasted the rain were rewarded with a strong pitchers' ...

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