THE GREATEST OUT IN 108 YEARS. Chicago Cubs first baseman, ANTHONY RIZZO, reaches overhead for a ball thrown by third baseman KRIS BRYANT just beating Cleveland Indians MICHAEL MARTINEZ for the third out in the bottom of the 10th inning of game 7 of the World Series. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 giving the Cubs their first World Series Championship in 108 years.
In one of the most exciting World Series games ever played, we have uploaded many iconic shots from the exciting game 7 of the World Series. One image which speaks volumes, “IT RAINED ON CLEVELAND’S PARADE”, captures the turning point of the game and series—a 17 minute rain delay that totally changed the momentum of the game in favor of the visiting team, the Chicago Cubs. With the score tied 6-6 at the end of 9 complete innings, an unusual and mysterious thing happened…. It started to rain. After an unusual and unplanned team meeting during those precious 17 minutes, the Cubs came out inspired and scored 2 runs, taking a 8-6 lead. The Chicago Cubs defeated Cleveland Indians 8-7 in the 10th inning of game 7, ending a World Series drought of 108 years.