For the first time in franchise history, the Cubs clinched a postseason series at Wrigley Field following their NLDS win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday evening.
President Barack Obama, a well-known White Sox fan, congratulated the Cubs via Twitter, and he wasn't the only one.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel released this statement:
On behalf of the City of Chicago, I am proud to congratulate our Chicago Cubs on their victory over the St. Louis Cardinals to advance to the National League Championship Series. The fact that they took care of business here at Wrigley in front of the most patient and passionate fans in the world was all the more special. Their magical playoff run continues to rally our city and bring out the true spirit of Chicago. One series victory down, two more to go. #FlyTheW!
From local athletes and teams to national figures, check out who else congratulated the Cubs below.
American television host Jimmy Kimmel:
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) October 13, 2015
Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw:
Congrats to the @Cubs on to the next! Making Chicago proud!
— Andrew Shaw (@shawz15er) October 14, 2015
Bulls legend Scottie Pippen:
— Scottie Pippen (@ScottiePippen) October 14, 2015
Former Bears linebacker and current CSN analyst Lance Briggs:
— Lance Briggs (@LanceBriggs) October 13, 2015
Northwestern head football coach Pat Fitzgerald:
— Pat Fitzgerald (@coachfitz51) October 13, 2015
Blackhawks goaltender and Chicago native Scott Darling:
Cubs win! #WeAreGood
— Scott Darling (@SDarling_33) October 13, 2015
Host of NBC's Late Night Seth Meyers:
The crazy thing is gonna be five years from now when people say "I'm so sick of the Cubs winning all the time!"
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) October 14, 2015
— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) October 13, 2015
CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! CUBS! #FLYTHEW
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) October 13, 2015
And last but not least, Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler, who had a monster NLDS:
— Jorge Soler (@JorgeSoler68) October 14, 2015