10-year-old Cubs fan from Paducah gets special assignment

Cubs fan from Paducah gets memorable assignment

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Ethan Morgan is just like many other 10-year-olds. He goes to school, plays baseball, and watches TV.

But, the one main difference though for the 5th grader from Paducah, Ky. is that he gets asked for his autograph now.

To say that Ethan is a baseball fanatic may be an understatement.

The youngster is the biggest self-proclaimed Cubs fan you’ll ever meet, and it’s become an obsession.

Ethan has a bedroom decked out with memorabilia, autographs, and even a replica brick and ivy wall from Wrigley Field.

One wall is left with just a white board where he fills out the lineup every day for the Cubs.

It was a call that Ethan’s mom got that changed his life.

They said there was an opportunity for Ethan.

The news on the other end of the phone a chance for Ethan to be the 2019 Chevy Play Ball reporter for MLB Network.

He submitted an audition video against people from all across the country, and with his win, Ethan gets an experience of a lifetime.

Ethan already completed his first game and report this past weekend visiting the MLB studios and Citi Field

Ethan said that while the Cubs aren’t on the schedule of games he gets to cover he hopes that his favorite players will make the All Star Game and he has his fingers crossed that first game of the World Series.

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