CHICAGO -- It has been 108 years since the Cubs won the World Series and now it seems the number is following the team every where. Grant DePorter, CEO, Harry Caray's Restaurant Group and co-author of the 2008 book “Hoodoo: Unraveling the 100 Year Mystery of the Chicago Cubs,” has discovered a shocking list of "108" appearances, which could mean the 108-year-long World Series drought could be coming to an end.
How much would you pay for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? That’s what Chicago Cubs fans have to determine as their favorite team makes its first World Series appearance in 71 years. Given the historic nature of the event, prices are expected to be sky high.
1929 Rogers Hornsby - Chicago Cubs won the NL MVP award hitting 49 HR's, 139 RBI's and a .380 average. Hornsby also led the Cubs to a World Series appearance against the Philadelphia A's. The A's defeated the Cubs in 5 games.