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    Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Here are some of the items/ things that has happened

    1st time, ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square
    Star #46 was added to U.S. flag for Oklahoma
    1st Mother's Day observed
    1st passenger flight in an airplane
    Henry Ford introduces Model T car
    Dutch scientists produce solid helium.
    1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago.
    Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light.


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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    RMS Titanic built, sailed, sunk, lost for 73 years, found, had Oscar winning motion picture made about it and still 11 years left over.....



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Let's project what else will happen before the Cubs win their next World Series....

    I'll start.

    The Rays win three straight World Series in 2035-7.



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    Iowa State builds first Atomic Bomb & first digital computer


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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Hell is just starting to unthaw, it will be a while more before it reoccurs.



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Number of hawkeye football player arrests?

    Anyone?

    Anyone?



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    We will land on the moon... again


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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Number of hawkeye football player arrests?

    Anyone?

    Anyone?

    My Slipstick (slide ruler) doesn't go that high...

    I tried to estimate it on my TI-89 and I got an error, it doesn't go that high either


    Oh we will fight, fight, fight for Iowa State,
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    We will colonize Alpha Centauri ala the Civilization video game series...


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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    My Dad in Law (Iowa State Grad, Engineering, natch) just sent me a Popular Science that had an article on how awesome 1908 was. And to think the Cubs actually won their last World Series then.

    It was the "bee's knees" I hear....



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Keep waiting, Cubs fans. 100 years and counting...



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    1. Both radio and TV were invented
    2. Fourteen teams were added to Major League Baseball
    3. George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th and 100th birthdays
    4. Haley's comet passed Earth, twice
    5. Harry Caray was born, and died
    6. The NBA, NHL and NFL were formed, and Chicago teams won championships in each league
    7. The US fought in two world wars, the Korean War, Vietnam War and Persian Gulf War
    8. Man landed on the moon
    9. Sixteen US presidents were elected
    10. Eleven amendments added to the Constitution
    11. Prohibition was created and repealed
    12. The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, and was re discovered
    13. Wrigley Field was built and becomes the oldest park in the National League
    14. Flag poles were erected on Wrigley Field roof to hold all of the team's future World Series pennants, which have since rusted and been taken down
    15. A combination of 40 Summer and Winter Olympics have been held
    16. Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown
    17. Swing music, bell-bottoms, and disco came in style, went out of style and came back in style
    18. The Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins have all won the World Series; what next, the Expos?!?
    19. The Cubs played almost 15,000 regular-season games, losing the majority of them
    20. Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma and New Mexico were admitted to the Union



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Quote Originally Posted by cycfan1 View Post
    1. Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown.

    Ummm, isn't it Horses that win that Triple Crown thingamabob???



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus View Post
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    Ummm, isn't it Horses that win that Triple Crown thingamabob???
    a baseball player who leads the league in RBIs, HRs, and Batting Avg win the Triple Crown Award. Very difficult task to accomplish.



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    Re: Last time the Cubs won the World series

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    a baseball player who leads the league in RBIs, HRs, and Batting Avg win the Triple Crown Award. Very difficult task to accomplish.
    That just goes to show how little I know about baseball.

    I learn something each and every day, and a lot of the times here on CF!!!



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