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Chicago Cubs Win Their First World Series in 108 Years

The longest championship drought in a major American professional sport is no longer the Chicago Cubs without a world title since 1908, as of late night on Nov. 2, 2016. In a classic Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians, the Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to become 2016 World Champions.

The final out of the 2016 World Series

Celebrations on the field and in Chicago

Trophy presentations

Diehard Cubs fan Bill Murray

Commercials tribute the Cubs

Reflections on the Cubs as world champions

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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  1. Awesome collection of videos SoB and wow at the 40 million who watched the game that means that the peak reached a super sick high number that’s going to rival the NFL’s Conference Championship games.