Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 8/15/13
George Santayana famously said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. For the fans of the Chicago Cubs though, the past is not something they are usually too keen to look back on. After all, after going 105 years without winning a World Championship, and 68 years without even making the Championship game, the past is not all too impressive. Sure, there have been some great players that have made seasons fun; such as Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Ron Santo, Fergie Jenkins and Hack Wilson, but the lack of Championships tends to overshadow the players fans love to hold on to. How does a team go 105 years without winning a championship? This long of a stretch completely defies the odds. Going that long without a World Series title is almost impossible, but yet the Cubs have done so. The question is why. The obvious answer is not having players who are good enough to get the job done. After all, they are the ones on the field dictating the outcome of the games. T...
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