If the Oscars had a category for drone shorts, the 4.07-minute video released this week by Chicago Cubs surely he would keep the statuette. Is that the franchise baseball American shared on his social networks a work dedicated to his followers and generated a stir on social networks.
“For the best baseball fans”, The team wrote in its official accounts when publishing the tour recorded by a drone that allows you to absorb the atmosphere that surrounds one of the most popular sports in the United States. Without even showing a batting or a home run, the clip manages to convey the spirit of each of its fans in the hours before the start of each duel.
It all starts with the drone flying over the train passing near the Wrigley Fieldthe house of Cubs. From there, it plunges into the Murphy’s Bleachers, one of the iconic bars in the area that is usually full of fans before and after each match.
With some ambient sound and the addition of stories from historical campaigns, the drone begins to circle outside the venue that has capacity for more than 41,000 spectators. It is on this journey that he runs into fans who spend their time eating, touring the area or even playing baseball, in a show of love for the sport characteristic of MLB.
The video also offers magnificent shots of GallagherWay, a public green space where giant screens are usually installed so that thousands of people can follow sporting events and which, logically, has become a meeting point for fans of the Cubs.
After this stop, the drone passes over the roof of one of the stands and manages to capture a general shot of the stadium that not only reveals its dimensions, but also exposes what has never been seen before. It is that at one point the drone crosses one of the screens, to show what is behind the scenes of the show every weekend.
But, one of the best moments of the video that already has exceeded 23 thousand likes on Twitter and 6.4 million views, occurs when the drone begins to slide through the internal corridors where only staff and players access. Also, enter the locker room, the training room and even the tunnel that leads to the field of play. It is there where the fans’ skin bristles, because the camera seems to show how it is that the baseball players live that walk towards the green grass that is accompanied by a deafening scream that wakes up the nerves of anyone when the stadium is full, as Look at the last shot.
winners of three world series, 1907, 1908 and 2016, the Cubs are part of the city of Chicagoalthough many times they have lived in the shadow of the Bull’swhich in the 90s took over the flashes due to the success of Michael Jordan and company. However, in recent years they have returned to the local sports scene and fanaticism for them multiplied, something that is demonstrated in the video.