Cubs Celebrate Title That Was 108 Years in the Making

The Cubs defeated the Indians 8-7 in 10 innings for their first World Series championship in 108 years.

Cubs fans in the stands before the start of game seven of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Nov. 2, 2016.

The Chicago Cubs finally got out from behind the (190)8 ball, winning their first World Series in 108 years and ending the longest championship drought by any major American sports team. The Curse of the Billy Goat is finally buried.


William Burgos of Cleveland prays in the street outside of Progressive Field.

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Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras reacts after hitting a RBI double against the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning.

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. Jamie Squire / Getty Images

Michael Martinez of the Cleveland Indians reacts as the Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Indians.

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Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs celebrates.

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Chicago Cubs celebrate.

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Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs celebrates.

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Actor Bill Murray reacts on the field after the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians.

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Cubs fans celebrate at Kelly's bar in New York City. ANDREW KELLY / Reuters

Chicago Cubs fans hug outside of Progressive Field after the game.


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 Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs celebrates with the 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.

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A Chicago Cubs fan celebrates.

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The World Champion Cubs of 1908 at the West Side Grounds in Chicago. 

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