PHOENIX, AZ - Fifteen years ago, Steve English was diagnosed colon cancer and was told he had six months to live.
But Steve had reasons to stay around -- his wife and his favorite baseball team.
Steve is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.
"You know, I looked up and I said, 'I can't leave my wife. And the Cubs haven't won a World Series. You can't take me."
"My dad is such an optimistic person. He's always smiling. He's the light of the party. And, to have to tell him that he's going to pass away in six months, was scary, was horrible," his daughter Brittany said.
Steve is now cancer free and is enjoying his family -- and his baseball's team historic run to the World Series.
"Everybody knows they're the lovable losers. And, but on the other hand, every year, I would tell my friends, 'This is it. They're gonna win this year, you know. Guaranteed, gonna win, you know. And, I get disappointed," Steve said.
"That second baseman, Baez... he's a stud. I mean, that guy is unreal, you know. I can't believe that."
"I would love to be there tonight. I mean, I don't know what they're gonna do to Chicago if they win. I mean, oh my gosh, you know. I told my boss I'm not comin' in the next day. I don't even drink but I'm goin' out and havin' a couple of cocktails."