What has happened since the Cubs last won the World Series???

22 May

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* Radio was invented; Cub fans got to hear their team lose.

* TV was invented; Cub fans got to see their team lose.

* Baseball added 14 teams; Cub fans got to see AND hear their team lose to more teams.

* George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th and 100th birthdays. He also died.

* Halley’s Comet passed Earth… twice.

* Harry Caray was born… and died. Incredible, but true.

* The NBA, NHL and NFL were formed, and Chicago teams won championships in each league.

* The Chicago White Sox became the only “second” team for a city to outdo its primary team.

* Man landed on the moon, as have several home runs given up by Cubs pitchers.

* Sixteen US presidents were elected.

* There were 11 amendments added to the Constitution.

* Prohibition was created, and repealed.

* The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, was discovered, and became the subject of major motion picture.

* Wrigley Field was built and becomes the oldest park in the National League.

* Flag poles were erected on Wrigley Field roof to hold all of the team’s future World Series pennants. Those flag poles have since rusted and been taken down.

* A combination of 40 summer & winter Olympics have been held.

* Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown; several thanked Cubs pitchers.

* Bell bottoms came in style, went out of style, and came back in style.

* The Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Florida Marlins have ALL won the World Series.

* The Cubs played 14,153 regular-season games and have lost the majority of them.

* Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma, and New Mexico were added to the Union.

* Osama Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein were killed
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Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Baseball, Sports


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