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Homewood mayor dons Cubs jersey to settle friendly Series bet

(Photo by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Cubs star Ben Zobrist's clutch hit in Game 7 of the World Series on Tuesday sealed the fate of the Cleveland Indians — and Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld.With the Cubs' victory, Hofeld, a lifelong White Sox fan, lost a bet with Village Manager Jim Marino, a devoted Cubs fan. The result? Hofeld had to don a Cubs jersey Saturday, Nov. 5, during his weekly office hours in the lobby of Village Hall."This is going to be so sweet," Marino said as he handed Hofeld the jersey."This is . . .

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