Theo’s brother finishes before bombs
As more stories come out of Monday’s tragedy at the Boston
Marathon, it seems more people are finding out some of their
friends actually participated in the annual event.
The bombings were the
target="_blank">topic of conversation
target="_blank">topic of conversationamong some of the Chicago
Cubs on Tuesday — before they hosted the Texas Rangers at
Current Cubs president and former Boston Red Sox GM and
executive vice president Theo Epstein was in a Monday meeting when
he heard about the bombings.
His brother Paul ran the marathon and wasn’t injured.
From veteran Chicago radio sports reporter Cheryl Raye
wbez Cubs Theo Epstein
acknowledges security ramped up in MLB. His brother finished
running Marathon 45 min before bombing.
— Cheryl Raye
Luke Stuckmeyer, a TV anchor/reporter tweeted this:
Cubs President Theo Epstein says he used to live 1 block south
of where the bombings happened in Boston.