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Chicago Cubs Win First World Series in 108 Years

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Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique charts to determine if John Hirschbeck called an even game behind the plate in Game Three of the World Series.
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Dave McCullough presents our Game Three World Series recap in which Coco Crisp was responsible for driving in the lone run in a bullpen duel.

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