We know Cubs fans have always loved their team, even through decades of losing.
Now that they’re world champions for the first time in 108 years, many Cubs fans are going to extreme lengths to celebrate their team’s success.
ESPN.com reports that almost 100 fans have spent $10,800 apiece for a gold championship souvenir ring studded with 144 diamonds, 55 sapphires and 13 rubies.
And Jostens, the retailer, expects to sell out of the limited run of those 108 rings by next week.
For Cubs fans on a budget, Jostens is also selling various other Cubs commemorative jewelry, with other rings starting at $299.
There’s an interesting investment possibility in those high-end rings, however. As reported earlier this week, the Cubs have reserved the right to buy those world championship rings back from a player or club employee for $1, if they decide to sell.
These fan rings, on the other hand, will have no such resale restrictions.
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