Did the Cubs make the playoffs in 2008?
Despite their regular season success, the team did not advance past the first round of the playoffs; they were swept 3–0 by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.
What years have the Cubs made the playoffs?
The Chicago Cubs have appeared in the World Series 11 times, in 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1918, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1938, 1945 and 2016.
How long did the Cubs go without winning a World Series?
Cubs win first World Series in 108 years The long-awaited championship ends the longest title drought in North American professional sports history and ends the Cubs’ streak of seven straight World Series losses dating back to 1910.
When did Cubs last win World Series?
November 2, 2016
On November 2, 2016, the Chicago Cubs win their first World Series championship since 1908, beating the Cleveland Indians, 8-7, in a thrilling Game 7 delayed by rain.
Why is Sox spelled Sox?
The teams were originally called the Red Stockings and White Stockings, but headline writers, needing a shorter alternative, quickly turned to the phonetic spelling Sox (for Socks).
Why is Chicago called White Sox?
Paul Saints officially moved to Chicago and became the White Stockings as part of the newly founded American League on March 21, 1900. That White Stockings name originally was attached to the National League franchise rival on the North Side of Chicago, presently known as the Cubs.
What were the Cubs originally called?
the Chicago White Stockings
Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago. The team, originally known as the Chicago White Stockings, was a charter member of the NL in 1876 and had quick success.
What MLB team has gone the longest without a championship?
The longest all time World Series drought belongs to the Chicago Cubs, who went 107 seasons without winning the World Series between 1909 and 2016.
Which MLB franchises never to World Series?
The Seattle Mariners are the only current MLB franchise that has never appeared in a World Series; the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Milwaukee Brewers have all played in the Series but have never won it.