Keep in mind this happened the next half inning after the Cubs had the bases loaded with nobody out and didn’t score. I guess that doesn’t mean much except maybe it broke some of the probable tension in the stands. A shared occurrence like this bonds you as fans. I was in the stands at Wrigley the day Darryl Kile died and they did a very cool thing which was let the fans stay in the ballpark as long as we wanted and hang out. It was a gorgeous day and we had great seats right behind home plate, so we chilled out for an hour or so drinking beer in the most amazing place in the world with other people who had also overpaid for tickets to a Saturday Cubs/Cardinals game at Wrigley Field. I bet the fans in the ballpark today had a similar circumstance of bonding with the people around them and ultimately enhanced their overall gameday experience. Which is how I would pitch it to Ricketts if it were my freaking fault the lights went out.
Oh, and I stayed with Pat a little too long in the clip above until we got a juicy little nibble of Ron. You’re welcome.
But alas, it was nobody’s fault and there was a neighborhood-wide power outage: