The Cubs defeated the Indians 4–3 to win their first World Series since 1908.
|2016 World Series|
|Dates||October 25 – November 2|
|Venue||Progressive Field (Cleveland) Wrigley Field (Chicago)|
|MVP||Ben Zobrist (Chicago)|
The 2021 World Series kicked off Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2, in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series on Tuesday night. The Braves lead the best-of-seven series by a 1-0 margin.
1907. October 12, 1907: Cubs claim first World Series title, beating Tigers 2-0 behind pitching of Mordecai Brown.
Cleveland Indians, American professional baseball team based in Cleveland that plays in the American League (AL). The Indians have won six AL pennants and two World Series titles, the first in 1920 and the second in 1948.
Jorge Soler, Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman all homered in the clinching victory on Tuesday night. The Atlanta Braves are World Series champions for the first time since 1995. The Braves won the 2021 World Series on Tuesday, defeating the Houston Astros 7-0 (box score) in Game 6 to take the series, 4-2.
But the streak finally ended on Wednesday as Houston beat Atlanta, 7-2, in Game 2 at Minute Maid Park, giving the Astros’ their first win at home in the World Series since Oct. 29, 2017.
In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings became America’s first professional baseball club.
Cubs. From their days as a founding member of the National League to their Deadball Era dominance to the 108-year championship drought that has come to define them, the Chicago Cubs have never lacked for memorable moments.
Despite limited success, the Cubs have one of the most loyal fan bases and are among the most popular franchises in baseball. The Cubs play in the National League (NL) and have won three World Series titles ( 1907, 1908, and 2016 ).
The Seattle Mariners are the only current MLB franchise that has never appeared in a World Series; the San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, and Milwaukee Brewers have all played in the Series but have never won it.
The 2021 World Series is over, and the Atlanta Braves are champions, defeating the Houston Astros in six games. The Braves, who came into the postseason as a bit of a dark horse, found their groove against the best baseball had to offer.
The Atlanta Braves have probably not stopped celebrating since late Tuesday night when they won the 2021 World Series. After beating the Houston Astros in five games, the Braves got to celebrate with their fans on Friday.
The Atlanta Braves won the 2021 World Series, its first championship since 1995 The Braves needed six games to put away the Astros, and are now celebrating their first championship since 1995. Atlanta’s Jorge Soler was named the series Most Valuable Player.