Cubs corner: Keeping mom’s passion alive
October 9th, 2016
Vincent Anzalone and Dan Stelzer are among the throngs who scored post-season tickets to Cubs games. It’s thanks to their late mom. Patricia Stelzer, a lifelong Cubs fan who died in 2006 to cancer and left jewelry to her sons.
Years later after a long time on the waiting list for Cubs season tickets, Dan Stelzer, a mortgage broker, had a chance to buy. He and his brother decided they’d sell mom’s jewelry to purchase the season tickets–knowing she’d be thrilled at their being able to fulfill a Cubs dream.
Last year, Anzalone, took his 18-month-old son, Luca, to his first Cubs game. “It was with tickets essentially paid for by my mother,” said the real estate broker who also appeared on Bravo’s “100 Days of Summer.” “I don’t know if that’s a full circle moment but it’s pretty close.”