November 2, 2016 – Cubs’ First World Series Win in 108 years

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after winning Game 7 and the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. Gene J. Puskar/AP

The Chicago Cubs, ending a championship drought that had lasted 108 years, beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

They did it the hard way, too, coming back from a 3-1 game deficit by winning three straight games, including the last two on the road in Cleveland. And it took 10 innings to win it all in Game 7.

The Cubs are the first team since the 1985 Kansas City Royals to claw back from a 3-1 deficit in the World Series. They won 103 games during the regular season.

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