The Chicago Cubs have many baseball champion league before, but winning the world series after 108 years have finally ended their drought of capturing the word series Baseball title.
Manager Maddon’s team was capable enough to beat Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings to get the top prize in baseball world.
The Cub, who had been 3-1 down in the seven series, they jump back into the game after a rain delay by blowing up the three-run lead in the final game to clinch the world series baseballs title.
In 1908, Chicago Cubs were crowned 108 years ago when they beat the Detroit Tigers by 4-1.
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In 1945, a curse was placed on the team by local bar owner Billy Sianis. He is said to have cursed the Cubs, so that they would never win a World Series game again, or even reach the World Series again (different versions of the story exist).
Cubs fan Rodrigo Gonzales said “There’s no more curse now, the goat is history”.
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US President Barack Obama, who supports city rivals the Chicago White Sox, tweeted about the win. He wrote “It happened: @Cubs win World Series“. “That’s change even this South Sider can believe in. Want to come to the White House before I leave?”
This win gave the Chicago Cubs their third World Series crown, but they waited for 108 years to create history again.It also sparked wild celebrations in the streets of Chicago, with fans congregating outside the team’s Wrigley Field home.
Many of them took turns writing their names and words of congratulations in various colours of chalk on Wrigley’s brick walls. “I can’t even explain how I feel right now,” said Dina Mansaour, a 33- year-old Cubs fan. “This is so epic. This is the most amazing feeling in the world.”
22 year old Jason Nye another Chicago Cubs supporter, added:”I’ve been waiting
my whole life for this, my grandfather has been waiting his whole life for this, everyone has been waiting for this.”
Cleveland’s misfortune leaves their fans sitting tight for their first World Series title since 1948. “It will hurt,” said Indians supervisor Terry Francona.
Cubs leftfielder Ben Zobrist was given the best player of the World Series. It was the second continuous year he has won the World Series subsequent to helping the Kansas City Royals to triumph last season.