CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs' World Series trophy is hitting the road on a tour that includes a stop in Peoria.
In a news release, the team announced the tour will begin at the Cubs Team Store on Michigan Avenue on Dec. 9 and at City Hall on Dec. 15. After that, the trophy will make stops throughout Illinois. Among the cities the trophy will visit before Opening Day are Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign, Freeport, the Quad Cities, Rockford and Springfield.
The trophy will visit South Bend, Indiana, as well as Des Moines and other Iowa communities. It will also be taken to Mesa, Arizona in time for spring training.
Fans looking to see the trophy and take a picture with it can follow the tour on Twitter and Instagram (@Cubs) by using the #CubsTrophyTour hashtag.