The best photos from the Chicago Cubs’ incredible win in Game 7 of the World Series

The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions for the first time in 108 years – and they did it in dramatic fashion, beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in extra innings of Game 7.

The game had everything: home runs, strikeouts, celebrations, anguish, sheer joy, and the ultimate pain. These led to a number of memorable images from one of the best World Series in a long time.

Here are the best photos from Getty Image, the Associated Press, and Reuters.


A young Cubs fan watches batting practice before the game.

Foto: source David J. Phillip/AP

Fireworks go off in the background during the National Anthem.

Foto: source Jason Miller/Getty Images

Kyle Hendricks delivers a pitch in the first inning.

Foto: source Gene J. Puskar/AP

Anthony Rizzo celebrates a run in the fourth inning.

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The Cubs dugout reacts to Javier Baez’ home run in the fifth inning as he blows a bubble.

Foto: source Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Cubs fans celebrate in a Wrigleyville bar.

Foto: source Scott Olson/Getty Images

Andrew Miller collapses after giving up a home run to David Ross.

Foto: source Matt Slocum/AP

Jason Kipnis tags out Dexter Fowler as he attempts to steal second base during the seventh inning.

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Jon Lester gets out of the seventh inning.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Cleveland Indians fans watch nervously on a big screen outside the stadium.

Foto: source Justin Merriman/Getty Images

An optimistic Cubs fan holds up a sign during the eighth inning.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Moments later, Rajai Davis hit a ball to deep left field.

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His tongue said it all, the game was tied.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

LeBron James had a fantastic reaction.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Foto: source Ken Blaze/USA Today Sports

Anthony Rizzo reacts to scoring a run in the tenth inning.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Kris Bryant reacts to the final out.

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The celebration was on.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Indians were left to walk off and watch.

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Life-long Cubs fan Bill Murray was stunned.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Later, Bill Murray would get a face full of champagne from Theo Epstein.

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Ben Zobrist celebrated with his wife, Julianna, and the MVP trophy.

Foto: source Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Thousands packed the streets outside of Wrigley Field.

Foto: source Patrick Gorski/USA Today Sports

Things were a bit more somber on the streets outside Progressive Field.

Foto: source Justin Merriman/Getty Images

Now check out how the Cubs built a team that is going to be good for a long time.

Foto: source Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The Chicago Cubs built a model franchise that will dominate for years to come by using an usual strategy

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