(CBS) — Jodi Richman was one of more than a million people who signed up for a chance to buy Cubs postseason tickets online. Unlike most of them, fortune smiled on her.
“I was rejected the first round,” she tells WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.READ MORE: Brookfield Zoo Hosting Blood Drive Wednesday; Free Admission With Donation
On Wednesday, she got the email she was waiting for.
“I got an email from the Cubs saying I had been chosen to buy tickets at face value to next week’s games,” she says.
Richman was one of only a few thousand selected fans who have the opportunity to buy up to four tickets to a NLCS game at Wrigley, pending availability, at face value.
Richman says she logged on, entered a code she received with her email, picked her game and got confirmation.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Girl Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In Hermosa
“I feel like I’ve won the golden ticket, like (in) ‘Willie Wonka.’ I’m shaking I’m so excited,” she says.