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The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians, 8-7, in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on Nov. 2 in Cleveland. The Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years.
On Wednesday night the Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians, 8- 7, in a Game 7 for the ages. But once it let up, the Cubs poured it on in the 10th inning, scoring 2 runs to provide the cushion they needed. World Series M.V.P. Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead double, and Miguel Montero followed up with an R.B.I.
2016 4-3 – Cleveland Indians 1908 4-1 – Detroit Tigers 1907 4-0 – Detroit Tigers Чикаго Кабс / Чемпионаты Мировой серии Most recently, the Cubs won the 2016 National League Championship Series and 2016 World Series, which ended a 71-year National League pennant drought and a 108-year World Series championship drought, both of which are record droughts in Major League Baseball.
Cubs win pennant, advance to World Series The 71-year drought is over: The Cubs are National League champions.
Number of World Series championships won by team from 1903 to 2020
|Number of World Series won|
|New York Yankees||27|
|St. Louis Cardinals||11|
|Boston Red Sox||9|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||7|
The Chicago Cubs have been knocked out of the playoffs after a 2-0 loss to the Miami Marlins in Game 2 of the Wild Card Series on Friday afternoon.
The Cubs clinched a playoff berth on September 22, 2020, when the Philadelphia Phillies were swept in a doubleheader. This marked the Cubs ‘ fifth playoff appearance in the previous six years. Four days later, they clinched the National League Central Division title for the first time since 2017.
Aroldis Chapman was the Game 7 winner, and Mike Montgomery earned his first career save by retiring Michael Martinez for the last out in a series in which the Cubs overcame a 3-1 deficit by winning the final three games. Ben Zobrist was named World Series MVP after his clutch RBI double in the 10th.
At exactly 11:47 p.m. local time, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series that has eluded them for 108 years.
Cubs win the World Series. CLEVELAND — Finally. The most epic drought in sports history is over, and the Cubs are world champions. After 108 years of waiting, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series with a wild 8-7, 10-inning Game 7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.