Cubs Fans Finally Exit Purgatory After One Of Baseball’s Greatest Games

There was no better way for the curse to end. The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years last night, in perhaps the most exciting baseball game of all time. I inherited my Cubs fandom from my father, so for me, the final out that sealed the game was joyful, exhilarating and ecstatic. But it was nowhere near as good as the Game 7 that preceded it.The first thing I...
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November 03, 2016

All The Cubs Needed To Win A Pennant? Off-The-Charts Hitting And Pitching

Move over, Peanuts Lowrey and Phil Cavarretta: Your 1945 Chicago Cubs are no longer the franchise’s most recent pennant winner. The 2016 iteration guaranteed that on a raucous Saturday night at Wrigley Field, as the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 and won the NLCS four games to two.The historic moment made fans weep tears of joy and sent the city of Chicago into a frenzy...
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October 23, 2016

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