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A geological perspective of the Cubs championship

“Radio was invented between now and the last time the Cubs won the World Series”

“The Titanic was built, set sail, and sank between now and the last time the Cubs won the World Series”

“There were only 46 states in the US the last time the Cubs won the World Series”

Much has been said about the futility of the Chicago Cubs in their 100+ years of trying to win a championship. Many nifty factoids like those listed above have been countlessly spatted about by broadcasters and general Cubs aggravators and fans alike. And they are nifty factoids. But I think they’ve also been overused. We finally get to retire them! One-hundred-and-eight-years is a long time for the Cubs fans to wait, and now, we get to look back at the Cubs championship drought as history and we must find a new way to talk about it. So here I am, to present a geological perspective on the now past championship drought of my beloved Chicago Cubs. Continue reading A geological perspective of the Cubs championship