It happened again. With the Rockies win last night, the Cubs were officially eliminated from the playoffs. Even though the Reds stunk this year - again - I still find joy when the Cubs are eliminated each year.

In honor of their dubious achievement:

Major Events that Have Occurred Since the Chicago Cubs Won Their Last World Series
-Both radio and TV were invented…
-Fourteen teams were added to Major League Baseball…
-George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th –and 100th birthdays…
-Haley’s comet passed Earth,….twice …
-Harry Caray was born, and died…
-The NBA, NHL and NFL were formed, and Chicago teams won championships in each league…
-The US fought in two world wars, the Korean War, Vietnam War and 2 Persian Gulf Wars
-Man landed on the moon…
-Sixteen US presidents were elected…
-Eleven amendments added to the Constitution…
-Prohibition was created and repealed…
-The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, and was re discovered…
-Wrigley Field was built and becomes the oldest park in the National League…
-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…
-A combination of 42 Summer and Winter Olympics have been held…
-Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown…
-Swing music, bell-bottoms, and disco came in style, went out of style and came back in style…
-The Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins have all won the World Series; what next, the Expos?!?
-Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Oklahoma and New Mexico were admitted to the Union…