Fred Merkle-(Chicago Cubs 1917-1920). A Cub that is more famous for an event against the Cubs while he was with the NY Giants. He missed second base in a game the Giants should have won, when the game was replayed, the Cubs won helping them to the 1908 World Series.
LONG TIME COMING: Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo carries the World Series trophy before the home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 10 in Chicago. The Cubs won the World Series for the first time since 1908.
A HISTORICAL WORLD SERIES: CHICAGO CUBS V. CLEVELAND INDIANS 2016 | Two of baseball’s longest championship droughts is about to end. The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians will face head-to-head at the World Series on Tuesday, October 25th. The Indians are looking to seek their first World Series title in 68 years, the Cubs haven’t won it all since 1908. Start date: OCT. 25, 2016 End date: NOV. 02, 2016