Are you a die hard Cubbies fan?
Did you cry during the 2016 World Series? Are you still singing "Go Cubs Go"?
Learn about the history of the 1908 Chicago Cubs team, the last Cubs team to win the World Series before the 108 year drought. Local author David Rapp will discuss his book Tinker to Evers to Chance: The Chicago Cubs and the Dawn of Modern America as he examines a pivotal moment in American history when baseball became the pastime we know today. The stories and regional influences of early baseball stars shed unexpected light not only on the evolution of baseball — and on the enthusiasm of its players and fans all across America— but also on the broader convulsions transforming the US into a confident new industrial society.
Perfect for baseball and history fans alike.
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