Winning a World Series title for the first time since 1908 means there’s a lot of baggage to sort through when it finally happens. For the city of Chicago and the Cubs, Wednesday night’s Game 7 win brought with it a number of special moments.
Bars in Chicago were filled to the brim, with people watching outside or even though apartment windows so they could be on the street to celebrate right away. They even gathered around Wrigley Field throughout the game, waiting for the win so many in the Windy City hoped would come before they left this Earth. Here’s what it looked like outside after the final out: