A HISTORICAL WORLD SERIES: CHICAGO CUBS V. CLEVELAND INDIANS 2016 | Two of baseball’s longest championship droughts is about to end. The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians will face head-to-head at the World Series on Tuesday, October 25th. The Indians are looking to seek their first World Series title in 68 years, the Cubs haven’t won it all since 1908. Start date: OCT. 25, 2016 End date: NOV. 02, 2016
A "Curse" was placed on the Chicago Cubs in 1945, when Billy Goat Tavern owner Billy Sianis was asked to leave a World Series game against the Detroit Tigers at Wrigley because his pet goat smelled to high heaven and the odor bothered the fans. Of course, Sianis was outraged and declared, “Them Cubs, they aren’t gonna win no more.” And alas, the Curse of the Billy Goat remains in effect. The Cubs didn’t win the 1945 World Series. In fact, the team hasn’t won a World Series since 1908.
2016: The year in shakeups and surprises: Chicago Cubs win the World Series: Surprising the whole world, the Chicago Cubs finally won the Major League Baseball World Series, defeating the Cleveland Indians 8‐7 to win the series 4‐3. The win brings to an end one of the most notoriously long waits for silverware in sporting history: the Cubs had won back‐to‐back World Series titles in 1907 and 1908, but had not won baseball's biggest prize since.
The Chicago Cubs just won the NLDS and are looking to make good on the Back to the Future prediction that the Cubs win the 2015 World Series. The Cubs last won the World Series in 1908, so you can imagine how excited the Windy City is at the prospect of ending the drought. Many... <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/between-us-parents/2015/10/5-quotes-by-chicago-cubs-head-coach-joe-maddon-that-also-apply-to-parenting/" class="more-link">Read more »</a>