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Celebration as Chicago Cubs Clinch First World Series Slot Since 1945

Fans celebrated in Chicago on Saturday as the Cubs made history by returning to the World Series for the first time in 71 years.

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game Six of the NLCS playoff baseball series in Chicago, Illinois on Oct. 22 2016.

 

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Chicago Cubs fans hold signs as they celebrate their team's victory.

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Team members break into celebration after their win.

The win seems to have dismissed the "Curse of the Billy Goat" said to have been brought on by an irate tavern owner who wasn't allowed to bring his goat into Wrigley Field in 1945.

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers to a Chicago Cubs batter in the first inning.

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Fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field.

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Chicago Cubs players celebrate with champagne toasts and showers.

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Manager Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field.

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Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts lifts the National League Championship Trophy.

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A fan arrives at Wrigley Field before the game.

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The Chicago Cubs pose after their win.

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Dorothy Farrell watches as fans celebrate after the game.

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Fans celebrate outside of Wrigley Field.

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