The 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs will see one franchise end their long, tortured championship drought.
The 2016 World Series promises to be one of the most anticipated Fall Classics in the history of the game.
Hollywood couldn’t write a better a script.
The Cleveland Indians haven’t won the title since 1948, back when Bob Feller, Larry Doby and Lou Boudreau were the team’s biggest stars.
Fan of the Chicago Cubs haven’t celebrated an October championship since Teddy Roosevelt was in office.
The Cubs are the heavy favorite entering this year’s Fall Classic, but Indians’ fans should embrace their underdog status.
Forget playing in the World Series. Not one “expert” had the Tribe surviving the first round against the Boston Red Sox.
One fan base will no longer have to “Wait ‘Til Next Year,” as one team’s drought is certain to end.
The losing city’s fans can take solace in knowing their are some other pretty ugly October droughts still floating around.
Here’s the list of the five longest World Series championship droughts in baseball entering the 2016 World Series.
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