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See images from the McHenry County man cave of Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar. The basement features a Cubs "C"-shaped bar, Wrigley Field brickwork, authentic memorabilia, and much more. Cubs personalities Kerry Wood, Ferguson Jenkins, and Tom Ricketts are among those who have visited and signed the walls.

Cubs fan David Eagan enters Stewart McVicar's man cave dubbed "Club 400" in March. A year ago McVicar met up with Eagan at the Cubs Convention and encouraged him to get a set of Cubs body tattoos finished. "That's gonna be a pretty penny … I'm a mininum-wage worker, hundred bucks here, a hundred bucks there," Eagan recalls telling McVicar, to which McVicar replied, "That's it; I'm throwing you a fundraiser." Having dismissed the discussion as ambitious rambling, Eagan was floored when McVicar called asking for the tattoo artist's address to send a check as advance payment for the lower back work. Eagan had the work done at Club 400 during a March Madness college basketball party in 2015.
  Cubs fan David Eagan enters Stewart McVicar's man cave dubbed "Club 400" in March. A year ago McVicar met up with Eagan at the Cubs Convention and encouraged him to get a set of Cubs body tattoos finished. "That's gonna be a pretty penny … I'm a mininum-wage worker, hundred bucks here, a hundred bucks there," Eagan recalls telling McVicar, to which McVicar replied, "That's it; I'm throwing you a fundraiser." Having dismissed the discussion as ambitious rambling, Eagan was floored when McVicar called asking for the tattoo artist's address to send a check as advance payment for the lower back work. Eagan had the work done at Club 400 during a March Madness college basketball party in 2015.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar displays a Die-Hard Cub Fan Club membership card at his man cave dubbed "Club 400." The story goes that McVicar became so incensed after a Cubs loss back about 1985 that he clipped the card in two before thinking twice about his rash decision.
  Stewart McVicar displays a Die-Hard Cub Fan Club membership card at his man cave dubbed "Club 400." The story goes that McVicar became so incensed after a Cubs loss back about 1985 that he clipped the card in two before thinking twice about his rash decision.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
While Cubs fan Stewart McVicar's wife Lisa supports his passion for the team, a humorous take on his obsession with baseball can be seen in the cake topper from their wedding.
  While Cubs fan Stewart McVicar's wife Lisa supports his passion for the team, a humorous take on his obsession with baseball can be seen in the cake topper from their wedding.
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Stewart McVicar learned to love the Chicago Cubs through watching flamboyant broadcaster Harry Caray. Through the years he had many occasions to meet Caray and get his autograph as well. Some of those autographed images are on display in McVicar's man cave dubbed "Club 400."
  Stewart McVicar learned to love the Chicago Cubs through watching flamboyant broadcaster Harry Caray. Through the years he had many occasions to meet Caray and get his autograph as well. Some of those autographed images are on display in McVicar's man cave dubbed "Club 400."
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar, center, introduces former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood to a display of memorabilia from Wood's playing days at McVicar's man cave dubbed Club 400.
  Stewart McVicar, center, introduces former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood to a display of memorabilia from Wood's playing days at McVicar's man cave dubbed Club 400.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts sent fan Stewart McVicar a life-size Anthony Rizzo bobblehead as a gift for McVicar's man cave, dubbed Club 400. During a 2014 visit, Ricketts autographed the wall, signing "The best Cubs man cave."
  Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts sent fan Stewart McVicar a life-size Anthony Rizzo bobblehead as a gift for McVicar's man cave, dubbed Club 400. During a 2014 visit, Ricketts autographed the wall, signing "The best Cubs man cave."
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar, center, hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins, left. Here, Jenkins inspects one of his game-used bats from McVicar's memorabilia collection, which is displayed in McVicar's man cave.
  Stewart McVicar, center, hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins, left. Here, Jenkins inspects one of his game-used bats from McVicar's memorabilia collection, which is displayed in McVicar's man cave.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Here Jenkins autographs the wall of McVicar's basement, a man cave McVicar has dubbed "Club 400."
  Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Here Jenkins autographs the wall of McVicar's basement, a man cave McVicar has dubbed "Club 400."
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Dozens of baseballs autographed by players are on display in "Club 400."
  Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Dozens of baseballs autographed by players are on display in "Club 400."
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Seen on the wall in the home is the autograph of Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, who visited in 2014.
  Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Seen on the wall in the home is the autograph of Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, who visited in 2014.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Here, Jenkins and McVicar inspect items from McVicar's memorabilia collection.
  Stewart McVicar hosted a party at his McHenry County home with guest Cubs legend and baseball hall-of-famer Ferguson Jenkins. Here, Jenkins and McVicar inspect items from McVicar's memorabilia collection.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an autographed Ferguson Jenkins jersey.
  Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an autographed Ferguson Jenkins jersey.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is a picture of McVicar, left, with his brother Eric as youngsters near the Wrigley Field ivy.
  Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is a picture of McVicar, left, with his brother Eric as youngsters near the Wrigley Field ivy.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an image of McVicar's mom Sue with legendary Cubs fan Dorothy Farrell. Farrell is among the Cubs personalities that have visited and autographed the wall, as seen above this framed picture.
  Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an image of McVicar's mom Sue with legendary Cubs fan Dorothy Farrell. Farrell is among the Cubs personalities that have visited and autographed the wall, as seen above this framed picture.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. Kerry Wood visited the man cave for an August 2015 fundraiser and autographed the wall.
  Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. Kerry Wood visited the man cave for an August 2015 fundraiser and autographed the wall.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an autographed baseball from Los Angeles Dodgers legend Tom Lasorda who inscribed a humorous message for devoted Cubs fan Stu.
  Chicago Cubs fan Stewart McVicar built a man cave in the basement of his McHenry County home. On display is an autographed baseball from Los Angeles Dodgers legend Tom Lasorda who inscribed a humorous message for devoted Cubs fan Stu.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
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