The Cubs notched 97 wins, beat the Pirates in an unforgettable wild-card game and went through almost 500 bottles of champagne after eliminating the hated Cardinals at Wrigley Field.
Heading into a pivotal offseason, there might not be a Cubs player surrounded by as much uncertainty as Javier Baez.
This might have been the best chance for the Cubs to win a World Series in your lifetime. Or it could have been the opening scene for a dynasty. The point is you never know.
Inside a clubhouse that sounded as quiet as a church, the Cubs tried talking themselves into believing they could make history.
Kyle Schwarber has already become a playoff legend in Wrigleyville, and it’s still almost time to turn out the lights at Clark and Addison.