Finally, the only thought running through the mind of Chicago Cubs fans as they advanced to the World Series for the first time in 71 years. Most Chicago Cubs fans weren't even alive the last time they got to play in the World Series. So, this is something new for most of us, I can certainly say it was definitley a weird feeling watching the Cubs win game 6 and advance to the World Series. I'm sitting there watching the game thinking to myself, "this isn't really happening right", it just doesn't feel conventional. I knew they were going to win the series, but still it doesn't mean i can't be stunned watching it actually happen, we all witnessed a special moment in sports history last night. I was one of the few that thought the Cubs were going to beat Kershaw, everyone called me stupid, no ones going to beat Kershaw right, it's postseason my friends, all conventional thinking goes out the window, you have to take it game by game. Kershaw has not historically been a great postseason pitcher, knowing that and knowing that he has pitched very solid this postseason I knew he was due for a bad outing. Not only that, the Dodgers had this guy pitching more in the past two weeks then he did in the previous three months, so I'm sure his arm wasn't feeling 100%. The Cubs brought the game to him, they were hitting him hard, and hitting him often. As soon as the Cubs were able to put up two runs in the first everyone knew this game was over, Dodgers were expecting a Kershaw gem, so as soon as he looked somewhat human again, you could tell the entire Dodger team lost faith. It also didn't help the Dodgers cause that Cy Young hopeful, Kyle Hendricks, threw an absolute gem. Hendricks was locked in and regardless of how big his lead got he continued to pitch like it was a tie ball game all the way through. Rizzo continued to rake, he hit another home run, and he credits his bat change for all his recent success. I credit a Ben Zobrist bunt for the Cubs recent success because that was the turning point in this series. It also broke everyone out of their postseason slumps. The Cubs bats were able to put a 5 spot on Kershaw and they'd end up winning game 6 5-0, advancing to their first World Series since 1945. Cubs will face off against the Indians in the World Series, these two teams hold the longest drought in their respective leagues for longest time without a championship. No one knows what the outcome of the World Series will be, but we do know it'll result with one team celebrating for the first time in a long time. Oh yeah, someone get Steve Bartman a beer, I'm sure that guy is the most relieved person in the world right about now.
Djack- Chief editor