Cubs' quest for repeat a battle against history

Cubs' quest for repeat a battle against history

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Cubs' quest for repeat a battle against history

by Jake Garcia
Cronkite News

MESA – As the Cubs seek to repeat as World Series champions, they’ll be met by parity across the Major League Baseball landscape. No team has repeated in the 21st century; the past four champions haven’t made the playoffs the following year; and, every big league team has made the playoffs this century. The Cubs, however, can rest on the fact that they were the first team ever to repeat when they did so in 1908.

 

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