The Chicago Cubs became just the sixth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit in the World Series. Their 8-7 victory over the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings of a Game 7 thriller late Wednesday ended more than a century of flops, futility and frustration, as the Cubs won their first title since 1908.
The Chicago Cubs erased a 3–1 deficit to force a Game 7 with the Cleveland Indians and ended a 108-year title drought with their 8-7 victory in the 10th inning, easily placing it among the greatest games in baseball history.
The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians brought Major League Baseball’s two longest title droughts to their 2016 World Series matchup, but it was the Cubbies 108-year streak that came to an end following their 10-inning 8-7 victory in Game 7. Now the Indians move atop the list of the longest World Series championship droughts in history.