The Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945. Here are a few things to get you ready.

Here are the stories of 11 Cubs fans in the Quad-Cities. Share yours at, @qctimes on Twitter or

A lot of good has happened since 1945.

Many experts believe this is the season the Chicago Cubs will end their 108-year drought without a world championship. The team has a rich and…

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CLEVELAND — Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series.

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It's that time of year, late October, and World Series talk is in the air.

  • Ryan Jaster

2016 MLB postseason bracket

The Chicago Cubs have multiple TV partners in the Quad-Cities in 2016.

  • Bill Wundram

It makes me feel so old. But I was here in 1945, the last time our Cubbies were in the World Series. I wasn’t at the game; I was working at th…

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Ray Styrlund hasn’t seen a Chicago Cubs game all season.

Fans hoping to see the Cubs play in the World Series for the first time since 1945 are finding a seat could cost them thousands. (Oct. 24)

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CLEVELAND — Always up for a party, Cleveland's about to rock like never before.

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CLEVELAND  — Kyle Schwarber was added to the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster and could start Tuesday night's opener against the Cleveland In…

In honor of The Cubs being in the World Series, legendary Cubs announcer Harry Caray (looking a lot like Will Ferrell) made a surprise appeara…

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester says his team will fight back after losing game one of the World Series to the Cleveland Indians 6-0 Tuesday n…

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CLEVELAND  — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series.


The last time the Cubs won a World Series title, 108 years ago, the world was a much different place.

The descriptions of the scene in and around Wrigley Field last Saturday night after the Chicago Cubs clinched a berth in the World Series made…

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CLEVELAND — Jake Arrieta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their f…

The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians are tied 1-1 in the World Series. The Cubs won game two in Cleveland by a score of 5-1 on Wednesday…

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CHICAGO — As the Howard Red Line El train pulled into the Addison Street station at about 1 p.m. Friday, you already could feel something tota…

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Fans watch as the Cubs win game seven of the World Series in ten innings, clinching the title for the first time in 108 years.

Enjoy these commemorative front pages of the Quad-City Times, featuring the Chicago Cubs and their quest for their first World Series title si…