Chicago Cubs: Where are they now? Rossy, Fowler remain favorites

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CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 04: David Ross /

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Has one fan base ever loved a backup catcher as much as Cubs’ fans loved David Ross? Ross, like Fowler, was brought to Chicago before the 2015 season, on a cheap two-year deal, worth only $5 million.

Ross was a clubhouse leader, mentoring guys such as Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant, or Bryzzo, as they are collectively known together. David also served as the personal catcher for Jon Lester.

His last at-bat in the major leagues was a key home run, off Andrew Miller, in Game 7 of the World Series, which the Cubs won. People forget that.

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Now, since his retirement, he’s been a lot of places. Ross was part of the Cubs’ trip to Saturday Night Live. After that, he went to Dancing With the Stars, where he was the runner up. Currently, Ross occasionally calls games for ESPN. These two will always have their place in Cubs lore, and may as well get statues for winning the World Series.