Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team based in Chicago. The cubs compete in Major League baseball (MLB) as part of the National League (NL) Central Division. They play home games at Wrigley Field, in the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs are one of the two biggest teams in the league based in Chicago; the other, the Chicago White Sox, is a member of the American League (AL) Central division. They are also known as "Cubbies", "The North Sider" or "North Side Nine."
Chicago Cubs History
Throughout the team's history, the Cubs have played a total of 11 games. The 1906 Cubs won 116 games, finished 116–36 and posted a record-breaking modern-day percentage record of .763, before losing the World Series to the Chicago White Sox ("The Hitless Wonders") by four games. The Cubs won the World Series Championships respectively in 1907 and 1908, becoming the first major league team to play in three World Series in a row, and the first to win twice.
The Cubs began playing in 1870 as Chicago White Stockings, joining the National League (NL) in 1876 as a charter member. White Stockings played its home games at West Side Grounds and quickly proved itself as one of the top teams in the new league. The franchise was named Cub by the Chicago Daily News in 1902, although it did not officially become Chicago Cubs until the 1907 season. From 1905 to 1912, the Cubs won four pennants and two World Series titles in a span of five years. Although falling to the "Hitless Wonders" White Sox in the 1906 World Series, the Cubs recorded a record 116 victories and the best winning percentage (.763) in Major League history. Chicago won the World Series respectively in 1907 and 1908, becoming the first Major League club to play three times in the Fall Classic and the first to win twice.
For the next two decades, the cubs played most of the forgotten baseball. After the 1969 season, the club posted winning records for the next few seasons, but no action to play. After the key players of those teams began to move forward, the 70s became the worst in the team, and they became known as the "Loveable Losers". The Wrigley family sold the club to the Chicago Tribune in 1981. In 1989, The Cubs again won the NL East that season by winning 93 games. In 2004, the Cubs were selected by many media outlets to win the World Series but that did not happen until 2016. After finishing last in NL Central with 66 wins in 2006, the Cubs re-used the tools and came out "very bad." for the first time "in 2007 and won category titles back in 2007 and 2008. The Ricketts family became very interested in the Cubs in 2009, which ended the Tribune years. since 1972.
Chicago Cubs in Recent Years
Cubs finished the 2011 season with 20 games under .500 with a record of 71-91. A few weeks after the end of the season, the club was renewed in a new philosophical way, as new owner Tom Ricketts signed Theo Epstein away from the Boston Red Sox, appointed him as club president and offered him a more than five-year contract. $ 18 million. The 2013 season was also notable as the Cubs recorded the upcoming Rookie of the Year and MVP Kris Bryant for a second round. group history. The chicks finished the 2014 season in last place with a record of 73-89 for the first season and the only one as a manager. On November 2, 2014, the Cubs announced that Joe Maddon had signed a five-year contract to become the 54th manager of the club. history.
On December 10, 2014, Maddon announced that the club had signed free agent Jon Lester to a six-year, $ 155 million contract. The Cubs have won the Cardinals in the NLDS three to one games, qualifying to return to the NLCS. for the first time in 12 years, where they face the New York Mets. It was the first time in franchise history that the Cubs won a series of playoffs at Wrigley Field. However, they lost four games to the Mets and have not been able to qualify for their first World Series since 1945. They defeated the Los Angeles Dodger in six games. This was their first NLCS win since the series was created in 1969. The win made the Cubs appear for the first time in the World Series since 1945 and the chance for their first World Series win since 1908. The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in seven games in the 2016 World Series. On October 24, 2019, Cubs hired David Ross as their new manager.
Chicago Cubs past 10 seasons MLB Records
NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION
Won NLWC (Pirates) Won NLDS (Cardinals) 3–1 Lost NLCS (Mets) 4–0
Won NLDS (Giants) 3–1 Won NLCS (Dodgers) 4–2 Won World Series (Indians) 4–3
Won NLDS (Nationals) 3–2 Lost NLCS (Dodgers) 4–1
Lost NLWC (Rockies)
Lost NLWC (Marlins) 2–0
Chicago Cubs World Series Championships
The Chicago Cubs have won 3 World Series Championships and multiple other MLB titles.