As native son Bill Murray predicted, the Cubsā€™ 108-year curse was broken last night after taking the World Series title against the Cleveland Indians. It was some damn fine baseball to behold.

So implausible was the idea of a Cubs win that the mere suggestion of it was a joke. Back to the Future II and Parks and Recreation both mocked the near-future possibility of a Series in Chicagoā€™s favor, as did a commercial for MLB ā€˜12 which showed a lone Cubbies fan sobbing in front of his TV. But the impossible has happened, and this is what it sounded a mile away from Wrigley FieldĀ shortly after the victory.

Whereā€™s all that noise coming from? Fans who couldnā€™t afford the tickets crowded in front of the stadium despite having a view of nothing but the buildingā€™s facade. Even some of the horsecops seem happy.

Dreams come true, people. Dreams come true.

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