Arrests Made In NLCS Celebration Outside Wrigley Field
- Author: Julie Sanders Oct 24, 2016,
Oct 24, 2016, 10:22
The Indians, in contrast, haven't won a World Series title since 1948.
"The Cubs ain't gonna win no more!" he declared.
Red Sox fans can't win, but the Indians or Cubs sure can.
They soaked up the deafening roars of a Wrigley Field crowd that had seen nothing quite like it, and after the final out of their 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, player after player thanked the fans and vowed their work was not yet done.
A majority of the crowd, however, celebrated the victory peacefully. "My Dad is the reason I'm a true Cubs fans". Dusza says "I can't even describe what I'm feeling". For context, that was the year Richmond entered the VFL and William Taft was elected United States president, four years before the Titanic sunk, and six years before the start of World War I.
Dexter Fowler hit a ground rule double down the right field line, and he was chased home by a Kris Bryant RBI single to give the Cubs a 1-0 lead.
In the 1945 Series, the Billy Goat Curse supposedly began when a tavern owner wasn't allowed to bring his goat to Wrigley.
Cleveland Indians' Danny Salazar pitches a simulated game during a team practice for baseball's upcoming World Series against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Cleveland.
The Cubs overcame a 2-1 deficit against the Dodgers and won their 17th pennant.
The team's diehard fans stuck with the team despite its failures.
A pair of big cities, one on Lake Michigan, the other on Lake Erie, waiting. and hoping to end the wait. His interference was the catalyst for a heartbreaking Marlins rally and eventual series win.
The franchise boasts a number of famous fans as well, including comedian and actor Bill Murray, Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and actor John Cusack. Not exactly the kind of news board chairman Jerry Reinsdorf - who also holds the same position for the cross-town rival White Sox - needs to hear.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Saturday's win "absolutely incredible".
"Right now Game 5 in Chicago would be the second-most in-demand event we have ever seen, only topped by Mayweather-Pacquio", said SeatGeek spokesperson Chris Leyden, whose site has tracked the secondary market since 2010.
Game 4: Sat.at Chicago, 5 p.m.
"Ernie, this is for you".
Chicago became the first team to face the minimum in a postseason game since Don Larsen's ideal game for the New York Yankees in the 1956 World Series. When this year's World Series opens at the AL park, both teams will use the DH; when the Cubs host, the pitchers will hit.
Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman (54) throws during the ninth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday in Chicago.
"This is a new team".
A Cubs team that won a major league-leading 103 regular-season games chased Kershaw after five innings. "We've got to keep plugging away, we'll enjoy tonight - don't get me wrong, we'll have a good time, we'll have a celebration, we'll smile, we'll hug each other, probably get drunk a little bit".