Friday, September 21, 2018
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Chicago parties like it's 1908

Associated Press

Fans gather during a rally honoring the World Series champion Chicago Cubs baseball team , Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in Chicago.

Chicago Cubs fans of all ages — about 5 million of them — crowded the route of the World Series parade and celebration in Grant Park to bask in the team's first championship in 108 years, which they won in seven games over the Cleveland Indians. At left, Ben Zobrist, who was named Most Valuable Player of the series, rides in the parade with his wife, Julianna. Manager Joe Maddon, right, hoists the trophy. Maddon dubbed the parade and rally "Cubstock 2016." Zobrist told the crowd that team pushed through the postseason's tougher moments for the city's sake. "This team answered the bell," he said. "This ball club pulled through for all of you."

 
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