CHICAGO (WLS) -- A young Chicagoan is making us proud as the new public address announcer for the Cubs.
Jeremiah Paprocki made his Wrigley Field debut Monday night. The 21-year-old is the Cubs first Black PA announcer, and one of the youngest in Major League Baseball.
"It's been a dream of mine sitting in these stands and actually mimicking the PA guy and pretending that I was in that seat," he said.
He credits his mom with helping that dream come true. She used to bring him to every game when she worked as a parking lot attendant at Wrigley Field.
Paprocki is a student at the University of Illinois - Chicago and graduated from CICS Northtown Academy on the city's North Side.