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Won for the Ages
Won for the Ages

Won for the Ages

How the Chicago Cubs Became the 2016 World Series Champions
By Chicago Tribune

SPORTS & RECREATION

128 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $17.95)

ISBN 9781629372907

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Nov 2016)

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Overview

It has been called the last great American sports story, a quest that has spanned more than a century and captivated millions of fans. In 2016, the Chicago Cubs were at last baseball's champions, breaking the Curse of the Billy Goat and shedding the label of "lovable losers" once and for all. Led by manager Joe Maddon and built around rising stars Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs brought the Fall Classic back to the ivy-covered confines of Wrigley Field for the first time since 1945 and won the franchise's first championship since 1908 in unforgettable fashion. Re-live the Cubs' magical postseason run with Won for the Ages. This photo-packed collection of memories, stories and player profiles produced by the staff of the Chicago Tribune is the perfect look back at the sweet '16 season.

Author Biography

The Chicago Tribune is the largest daily newspaper that serves the Chicago area.

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Won for the Ages:

How the Chicago Cubs Became the 2016 World Series Champions

By The Chicago Tribune

 

Contact: Bill Ames, Triumph Books, 312.676.4256, b.ames@triumphbooks.com

 

It has been called the last great American sports story, a quest that has spanned more than a century and captivated millions of fans. In 2016, the Chicago Cubs were at last baseball's champions, breaking the Curse of the Billy Goat and shedding the label of "lovable losers" once and for all.

 

Led by manager Joe Maddon and built around rising stars Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs brought the Fall Classic back to the ivy-covered confines of Wrigley Field for the first time since 1945 and won the franchise's first World Series since 1908 in unforgettable fashion.

 

Re-live the Cubs' magical postseason run with Won for the Ages: How the Chicago Cubs Became the 2016 World Series Champions (Triumph Books, November 2016). This photo-packed collection of memories, stories and player profiles produced by the staff of The Chicago Tribune is the perfect look back at the sweet '16 season.

 

About the Author:

The Chicago Tribune is the largest daily newspaper that serves the Chicago area.

 

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