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If the historic Chicago Cubs World Series win was the highlight of your 2016, you'll want to run—not walk— to the Chicago Sports Museum, where a recently unveiled Chicago Cubs World Series exhibit celebrates the grandest moments of the 2016 season with sports mementos that contributed to the amazing victory. Here are five things Cubs fans need to check out STAT at the Chicago Sports Museum.

Chicago Cubs

The weekend is finally here, and it's a historic one to say the least! With a Chicago Cubs victory to make them the World Series champions, all are celebrating this historic win! Friday's parade kicks off the fun, but it doesn't stop there. Chicago hosts The Rugby Weekend — an international 2-day matchup at Soldier Field/Toyota Park — plus we have mega art fair SOFA Chicago at Navy Pier, Mac & Cheese Fest, Beerhoptacular and much more. Chicago is the place to be!  

Congrats Chicago Cubs, 2016 World Series Champions!

Chicago and Cubs fans around the world are celebrating this epic World Series win—the first since 1908!—and enjoying every thrilling moment. When dreams come true, words can't even describe the feeling. As we tip our caps to this incredible Chicago Cubs team, we share with you just some of our favorite snapshots that capture the excitement, pride and joy of the fans, the players and the entire city.

Congratulations @cubs from @choosechicago! #FlyTheW #mychicagopix 

Under Armour All America baseball tournament

On Saturday, August 15, the best young baseball players in the country will be at Wrigley Field to show off their incredible skills. 

The 8th annual Under Armour® All-America Baseball Game, powered by Baseball Factory, will showcase 40 of the nation's elite high school baseball players in a game that will be televised nationally.

Chicago Loses an Icon: RIP 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:00 AM by Tab Bamford

Ernie Banks dine like a local

On Jan. 23, Chicago lost one of its finest.

Ernie Banks passed away late on a Friday night, with news breaking around 9 p.m. local. The news exploded on social media and overwhelmed the sports conversation on a night that saw the NHL host their annual All-Star Game fantasy draft and an NBA player - Klay Thompson - break a league scoring record.

That's because people respected Mr. Cub.

1970s Cubs road uniform

The Chicago Cubs finish the last 10 days of July with as many home games, kicked off today by a three-game historic 1970s homestand versus the San Diego Padres. The Cubs then face division rival St. Louis Cardinals, July 25-27, and then cap their stay at home with a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies, July 28-31. Make sure to head over to Wrigley Field for these three great home series and celebrate the Friendly Confines' 100th birthday.

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