Celebration of the Century

The Party for a Baseball Team's First Championship in 108 Years Was Planned in One Day

Fans of the Chicago Cubs waited 108 years for the Major League Baseball team to win a World Series title. But the colossal celebration to mark the occasion was arranged in just one day. An estimated 5 million people in Chicago, Illinois, USA lined streets for a parade and filled a public park for a rally.
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