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Chicago Cubs capture their first World Series since 1908

Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 to win Game Seven of the 2016 World Series in Cleveland, Ohio ending America's longest sports drought in a thrilling 10th inning.

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Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist watches his RBI-double against the Cleveland Indians during the 10th inning of Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series.

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Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after Rizzo scores a run in the 10th inning.

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven.

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven.

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Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven.

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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon celebrates with Ben Zobrist after Game 7.

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Cleveland Indians fans watch a big screen outside of Progressive Field Cleveland, Ohio during game 7 of the World Series.

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Anthony Rizzo #44, David Ross #3 and Jason Heyward #22 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven.

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Actor Bill Murray (L) celebrates in the clubhouse with President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs Theo Epstein after the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven.

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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta celebrates in the clubhouse after defeating the Cleveland Indians.

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Chicago fans celebrate the Chicago Cubs 8-7 victory outside Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois early on November 3, 2016.

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo displays the Commissioner's Trophy as the team arrives at Wrigley Field in Chicago early Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016,

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Grounds crew put a tarp on the field as the game is delayed due to rain before the start of the 10th inning between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians in Game Seven.

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