Chicago Cubs

Flashback: Nate Silver's site called Cubs victory less likely than Trump win

Jeremy Lott, Washington Examiner

The Chicago Cubs won the biggest contest in baseball Wednesday night for the first time since 1908, an outcome that the most famous data journalism website (FiveThirtyEight.com) said was more improbable than Donald Trump winning the White House just this past Sunday.

Let’s Play Two

We don’t know if the late Chicago Cubs baseball great Ernie Banks was a Democrat or a Republican, conservative or liberal, but we do know that Bank’s infectious enthusiasm for the game of baseball and his perennially “in the cellar” Cubs has a lesson for conservatives in today’s political environment.