After a tumultuous Game 7, one that went 10 innings and included an 11th hour rain delay, the Chicago Cubs earned the franchise's first Major League Baseball championship in 108 years.
"It happened. It happened". Despite being married to a Sox fan, the First Lady said she's "been rooting for [the Cubs] since [she] was a kid". "We did it. We're world champions". "It exceeded even our expectations once we knew the Cubs would advance", he added.
Like superfan Bill Murray, he ain't afraid of no goat.
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Cleveland fan Len Hill boos Chicago fans as they walk by.
And then he threw the wrong pitch to light-hitting Rajai Davis in the eighth, and he hooked it over the fence for a homer. He ran onto the field and tried to honk the horn of second baseman Ben Zobrist's new vehicle, which he received for being named MVP. It is an obsession, I think.
"This is an epic game".
She says Chicago fans are used to being slightly disappointed, but this season the team shed the label of lovable losers. They demonstrated that versus us. They now own the longest active title drought in baseball, having last won in 1948.
At one point, the now-canceled NBC drama Revolution showed a group of characters walking past Wrigley Field covered in weeds after all of the world's electricity was wiped out.
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This year, the Cubs got a congratulations from Michael J. Fox himself.
"The billy goat is dead! We've been waiting for this, seriously, for our entire lives", Crittenden said. He ended up getting the win for the game when everything was said and done.
While Cubs fans hugged with delight, there was only despair for the Indians, who now have gone longer than anyone without a crown.
"It's going to hurt". "I always had hope that someday they'd win, and by golly, they did".
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James gave meme artists plenty of inspiration as well with his spirited cheering throughout the game. But the Indians don't have their version of LeBron James.
Joe Maddon managed Tuesday's Game 6 as if it were a Game 7, and since the Cubs trailed the series 3-1, it sort of was. It was only the fifth Game 7 winner-take-all game to go into extra innings.
In the tenth, it was Francona's turn to gamble, with Chicago's Albert Almora on second base and one out. Miller, who'd yielded one run this postseason, yielded two in Game 7. Montero singled to make it a two-run lead. Montgomery took over, and helped set off a wild celebration on Chicago's North Side. The way it all went down was too corny, too implausible for even Hollywood to believe.
"I came here by myself, but I'm not alone at all", said Mike Dillon, 57. President Barack Obama tweeted.
Back then, Theodore Roosevelt was president, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii were not yet states, and the first Ford Model T auto was two weeks old. Houston, Cleveland and all of the other World Series hopefuls for next year are just that - hopeful.
In terms of household rating, the metric by which ad sales for sports are sold against, the game drew a 21.7 rating, the highest since the 2001 World Series (23.5 rating).
"Enjoy it - just enjoy it", he said. "Just blow for blow, everybody playing their heart out". The rail-thin Edwards is a slim guy to carry 108 years of failure on his back, but he retired two out of three batters.