20 major events that have occurred since the Chicago Cubs last laid claim to a World Series Championship:

October 15, 2003 · 2 comments

in 2003,Werty

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 Cary 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 pitchers.
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 Prohibition was created and repealed.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 fans hope 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 League.
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.

Interesting Foward sent to me at work. Sad, but true.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Bob 03.29.07 at 10:25 pm

Can add one more. Until 2006, the St Louis Cardinals last World Series win was before the invention of the Internet Highway.
Since the Cubs last won the World Series, the automobile highway was invented.

2 Justin 10.09.09 at 3:21 pm

The Cardinals have actually won 10 world series (2nd most world series wins, with NY Yankees at 1st with 26). You include the fact that we have had 2 World Wars, man has learned to split an atom, and man has learned to fly.
Very funny post, thanks for sharing.

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