Former Georgia football coach Vince Dooley throws out a ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs Friday night in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Looks like there will be plenty of Georgia red and black among the blue, gold and green faithful at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on Saturday night.
At Wrigley Field on Friday night in nearby Chicago, former Georgia coach Vince Dooley threw out the first pitch before the Chicago Cubs played the Milwaukee Brewers. Georgia fans made their presence felt, yelling back and forth and chanting throughout.
Out of the 41,268 capacity tonight, it's reported that more than 25,000+ are Dawg fans.
Have mercy. pic.twitter.com/ydi0qar4JD
— Andrew Stephens (@StephensAndrew) September 9, 2017
— Radi Nabulsi (@RadiNabulsi) September 9, 2017
Wrigley wasn't entirely accommodating, though:
Hilarious to see all of these Georgia fans mad that the wristbands to buy alcohol are in Tennessee colors! pic.twitter.com/7xTzEPX3D5
— David Kaplan (@thekapman) September 9, 2017
Indeed, it was a tough ticket to even get to South Bend. On Friday, a Delta flight from Atlanta to South Bend was overbooked, and the airline needed one person to get off the plane. No one wanted to leave, and eventually, Delta offered $4,000 for someone to give up their spot.
This kind lady volunteered to get bumped.. for a 7pm flight tonight to South Bend.. for $4,000...
Not one fan wanted to get in late pic.twitter.com/gCOwFpz2Hf
— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) September 8, 2017
Notre Dame's fans have been outnumbered before. Seventeen years ago to the day, Nebraska famously turned Notre Dame Stadium into a sea of red and white. The Cornhuskers beat the Fighting Irish 27-24 in overtime.
Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch runs for the winning touchdown in overtime as Notre Dame's Tony Driver (25) and Brock Williams, left, can't make the tackle Sept. 9, 2000 in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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