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20 major events that have occurred since the Chicago Cubs last laid

claim to a World Series Championship:


1. Radio was invented; Cubs fans got to hear their team lose.


2.TV was invented; Cubs fans got to see their team lose.


3. Baseball added 14 teams; Cubs fans get to see and hear their team

lose to more clubs.


4. George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th,70th,

80th, 90th and 100th birthdays.


5. Haley's comet passed Earth - twice.


6. Harry Caray was born....and died. Incredible, but true.


7. The NBA, NHL and NFL were formed, and Chicago teams won championship

in each league.


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



9. Sixteen U.S. presidents were elected.


10. There were 11 amendments added to the Constitution.


11.Prohibition was created and repealed.


12. The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, was discovered and became

the subject of major motion pictures, the latest giving Cubs fanshope

that something that finishes on the bottom can come out on top.


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



14. 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.


15. A combination of 40 Summer and Winter Olympics have been held.


16.Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown; several thanked

Cubs pitchers.


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

style; disco did the same.


18. The Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and

FloridA Marlins have all won the World Series.


19. The Cubs played 14,153 regular-season games; they lost the majority

of them.


20. Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma and New Mexico were admitted to

the Union.



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