Former Buffalo teacher is Cubs oldest fan

NEW HAMPSHIRE  (WIVB)  108-year old Hazel Nilson is among the fans still celebrating the Chicago Cubs win of the World Series.

The New Hampshire woman was two months old when the Cubs won it all in 1908.  She lived in Buffalo for many years and worked as a Physical Ed teacher at the former Kensington High School.

The morning after their game seven win over Cleveland Hazel received flowers and congratulatory cards.

Hazel held up a newspaper with the headline she waited so long to read, “They were my team and they lost and lost and lost. Go Cubs go!”

Hazel says the Cubs win lets her put another check mark on her bucket list. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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