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It was history 108 years in the making. On the morning of Nov. 3, 2016 (somewhere between the hours of 12:00 and 1:00 in the morning), the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title since 1908. It was an exciting series from Game 1 to Game 7 and occurred in a way that had baseball fans all across the country in a state of disbelief. To begin, the mere presence of both these teams in the series was historical. Before this season, the Chicago Cubs had not won a World Series title in 108 years and had not even played in the World Series in 71 years. They came close last year, but were swept by the New York Mets in the NLCS. Prior to this season, the Cleveland Indians had not played in the World Series since 1997 and had last won a title in 1948. It was…

October has begun, and with it comes the Major League Baseball postseason. In approximately four weeks, a new champion will be crowned and one team can achieve immortality. This postseason includes plenty of exciting match ups in both leagues, with many withstanding postseason droughts coming to an end. On July 29th the Toronto Blue Jays trailed the New York Yankees seven games in the A.L. East standings before winning 42 of their final 60 games to claim the division crown. This is the Blue Jays first postseason appearance in 21 years, breaking the longest drought in the MLB. The New York Mets snapped a 9-year drought by virtue of winning the N.L. East. The Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs finished as the second wild card in their league, snapping a 10-year and 8-year drought, respectively. The defending World Series champions, the San Francisco Giants, missed the playoffs as a result…