Originally Posted by MikeThierry
Not to mention it was 43 years removed from the American Civil War.
Also, remember the Titanic just started to be built December of 1908.
When the Cubs last won a World Series, that same season Cy Young won 21 games and posted a 1.26 ERA. Notice I didn't state that the winner of the Cy Young award did that- no Cy Young
himself was still active and did that!
When the Cubs last won a World Series Geronimo was still alive.
When the Cubs last won a World Series Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid had not yet met their demise in Bolivia.
When the Cubs last won a World Series the United States had been a British colony for more years (169 years) than it had been an independent nation (132 years).
At the time the Cubs last won a World Series Chevrolet did not yet exist.
At the time the Cubs last won a World Series the American flag only had 46 stars.