The Cubs are currently enjoying one of their best seasons since, since forever! That is, since 1945. It’s been 108 years since the Cubs last won a World Series. The only other team with a comparable Series slump would be the Cincinnati Reds, but even they’re slump clocks in at a staggering 22 years less than the Cub at 86 years.
By 22 years more than any other team in the MLB, the Cubs reign as the kings of the slump. By 22 years more than any other team in the MLB, the Cubs are ready for a victory.
President at the Time: Ulysses S. Grant
One hundred and forty years ago, Baseball was a very different game. The teams making up the at-the-time nascent national pastime had foreign names like the Hartford Dark Blues, the New York Mutuals, and the St. Louis Brown Stockings. At the time, the Cubs were known as the Chicago White Stockings. Needless to say, colors and stockings were all the rage at the time…
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