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Cubs fans gather in Wrigleyville more than 12 hours before World Series Game 3

Cubs fans started lining up as early as 5:30 a.m. CT in preparation for Friday's World Series Game 3.

It's safe to say Cubs fans are excited for the first World Series game at Wrigley Field in 71 years.

Fans started lining up outside the ballpark and at Wrigleyville bars as early as 5:30 a.m. CT Friday morning. Game 3 between the Cubs and Indians doesn't start until 7 p.m. (8 p.m. ET). 

Check out the scene in Wrigleyville. This is dedication. 

It's been 108 years since the Cubs won a World Series, so these fans are used to waiting. Fourteen hours isn't too long in the grand scheme of things. 

And for those imbibing before tonight's game, Cubs President of Baseball operations Theo Epstein has some advice:

Stay safe, Cubs fans!

-Ryan Fish