CHICAGO -- It has been 108 years since the Cubs won the World Series and now it seems the number is following the team every where. Grant DePorter, CEO, Harry Caray's Restaurant Group and co-author of the 2008 book “Hoodoo: Unraveling the 100 Year Mystery of the Chicago Cubs,” has discovered a shocking list of "108" appearances, which could mean the 108-year-long World Series drought could be coming to an end.
1929 Rogers Hornsby - Chicago Cubs won the NL MVP award hitting 49 HR's, 139 RBI's and a .380 average. Hornsby also led the Cubs to a World Series appearance against the Philadelphia A's. The A's defeated the Cubs in 5 games.
How much would you pay for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? That’s what Chicago Cubs fans have to determine as their favorite team makes its first World Series appearance in 71 years. Given the historic nature of the event, prices are expected to be sky high.
The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 to win baseball's 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 3, 2016 in Cleveland. It was the Cubs’ first appearance in a World Series in 71 years, and their first title since 1908 – a year when construction on the Titanic had not even begun. As Javier Báez and Addison Russell jumped in the air at the end of 10 grueling innings, millions of Cubs fans were rejoicing the end of baseball longest drought. The…