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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, a bus carrying Chicago Cubs players, family and friends passes Wrigley Field during a parade honoring the World Series champion baseball team in Chicago. The Cubs’ first World Series title since 1908 is the runaway winner for top sports story of 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

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In this Nov. 4, 2016 photo provided by the Strobel Family, Cubs fan Helen Weithman, celebrates the Chicago Cubs World Series victory at her home in Glen Ellyn, Ill. A lifelong Cubs fan Weithman, 98, who according to family was slipping away until the Cubs made it to The World Series, "She really came alive when it started and they had the Cubs games on," said the daughter, Kathleen Strobel. Weithman died on Nov. 29, 2016 after finally seeing the Cubs win the series for first time in her lifetime. (Photo Courtesy of the Strobel Family via AP)

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Messages in support of the Cubs' championship run and in remembrance of friends and family who never saw the Cubs win the World Series, are written and drawn in chalk on an outer wall at Wrigley Field Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Chicago. Fans started writing messages encouraging the Cubs on the walls outside the famed ballpark's bleachers during the run to the team's first championship since 1908. Wrigley Field's days as the "Friendly Chalkboard" are coming to an end. The Chicago Cubs say they need to remove chalk messages and artwork left by fans on the ballpark's exterior walls due to offseason construction. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Chicago Cubs fan Dan Wessel, 79, of Moline, Ill., gives a passing motorist the thumbs up Thursday morning, Nov. 3, 2016, after they honked their horn in celebration of the Cubs winning the World Series. Wessel said he brought his homemade Cubs signs out to the corner of 16th Street and 31st Ave., in Moline, because he wanted to savior the moment of the Cubs winning the world championship. "It's a once in a lifetime thing," said the die-hard Cubs fan. (Todd Mizener/The Rock Island Argus via AP)

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Chicago Cubs president for baseball operations Theo Epstein celebrates with the team after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Ed Mierkowicz, the one player still alive who appeared in the 1945 World Series, when the Chicago Cubs reached Game 7 before losing to Detroit points to himself in a group photo at his home, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Rochester Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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FILE - This is an undated file photo showing Chicago Cubs' Johnny Evers. Some Cubs fans are hopping they can break a 108-year-old World Series championship drought by leaving items at the New York grave of the middle man in the team's famed Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance double-play combination. Evers is buried in Troy. Chicago fans have made the pilgrimage to his gravesite, where they've left candles and Cubs-related items, apparently in an effort to awaken enough of a winning spirit to beat the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. (AP Photo/File)

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Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field in Chicago after the Cubs' 9-3 win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Cleveland, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. The Cubs are scheduled to face the Indians in the decisive Game 7 Wednesday. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Cleveland Indians Fan Nicole Shriver, left, reacts during a watch party for Game 6 of the baseball World Series between the Indians and the Chicago Cubs, outside Progressive Field, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 9-3 to send the series to Game 7, (AP Photo/David Dermer)

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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2008, file photo, a Chicago Cubs fan sits alone in the stands after Game 2 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Chicago. What happens when a lovable loser is no longer a loser? If the Cubs win the World Series for the first time since 1908, what happens to fans who have waited for next year their entire lives? Experts in psychology suggest that Cubs fans will undergo a big change in their identity, which has been shaped by more than a century of falling short of winning the World Series. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

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Campbell Faulkner, 10, wears a bright green wrist band while holding his custom-made baseball bat given to him by Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber, at his home in Queen Creek, Ariz., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. Some 1,700 miles away from Wrigley Field, no one is enjoying Schwarber's comeback from a major knee injury more than Faulkner, a boy with a life-threatening illness, and his family. The 10-year-old Faulkner stays up to watch his buddy in the World Series, and Schwarber proudly wears his Campbell’s Crew wristband while he tries to help the Chicago Cubs to their first championship since 1908. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, is setup for baseball's upcoming World Series against the Chicago Cubs and the Quicken Loans Arena is seen in the background on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 in Cleveland. On Tuesday, Cleveland will be on center stage of the sports universe and will have a downtown celebration beyond anything that has happened here before. The Cavaliers' banner is raised in Quicken Loans Arena before their season opener and at Progressive Field, the Indians will host the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series. (AP Photo/Charlie Riede)

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FILE - This is a 1909 file photo showing Chicago Cubs infielder Joe Tinker. Tinker, Johnny Evers, Frank Chance and Mordecai Brown helped lead the Chicago Cubs to their last World Series championship 108 years ago. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of baseball's National League Championship Series in Chicago. Fans who are hoping to see the Cubs play in the World Series for the first time since 1945 are finding that if they want a seat it will cost them what their grandparents paid for their houses. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP File)

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Former Chicago Cubs outfielder and coach Gary Matthews stands on a Manhattan sidewalk Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in New York. The Cubs are one win away from their first World Series trip since 1945 going into Game 6 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 1984, Matthews was a Cubs star when the team lost three straight games in the NLCS and missed going the World Series. In 2003, he was the Cubs' hitting coach when they again lost three in a row in the NLCS and missed a chance to reach the World Series. (AP Photo/Ben Walker)

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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009 file photo, Chicago Cubs fan and actor Bill Murray, left, talks with an unidentified woman while watching the Cubs play the San Diego Padres at a baseball game in San Diego. The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: Win a World Series. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

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A baseball sits on the grave stone of famed Chicago Cubs broadcaster Harry Carey at All Saints Cemetery Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in Des Plaines, Ill. In a city where fans have been known to scatter ashes of the dearly departed at Wrigley Field, families of those who could no longer wait 'till next season are planting Cubs pennants and flags at the graves of loved ones or sending them off to the great beyond with Cubs hats and jerseys in their caskets. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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In this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, photo, Chicago Cubs fan Nick Paolella, 81, shows off his Cubs collection at his office in Roselle, Ill. It has been 108 years since the North Siders last won the World Series, beating the Detroit Tigers in five games in 1908. Now one of the best Cubs teams in decades is looking to pour champagne on one of sports’ most famous droughts, and its devoted fans are watching with a mixture of excitement and foreboding dread generated by years of heartache. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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CHICAGO CUBS - A cubs fan watches the baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning , Friday, July 15, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs won 6-0. (AP Photo/David Banks)

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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits the game-winning solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the 13th inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 8, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)