Mark Walter, Cubs season-ticket holder, rooting hard for the Dodgers

Don Mattingly, Mark Walter

Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly talks with team co-owner Mark Walter, right, before a game against the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 14.

(Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

The possibility of the Dodgers meeting the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series is particularly intriguing to Mark Walter, the Dodgers’ chairman.

Walter lives in Chicago -- and, even as the controlling owner of the Dodgers, still keeps his season seats at Wrigley Field.

“You can’t give up seats to the Cubs,” Walter said.

Walter said Chicago is abuzz over the Cubs.


“Everybody’s pretty excited,” he said. “They should be. They haven’t been in the playoffs for a while.”

Then Walter left to root on his team, which has been in the playoffs in every full season under his ownership.

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