George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7.
The Cubs and Indians faced off in one of the greatest games in sports history. The Cubs' World Series drought is over. Here are some examples of how New Jersey and the world have changed since the last time they won.
The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series championship since 1908 when Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a thrilling Game 7 delayed by rain early Thursday.
The Freehold Little League All-Star team got a police and fire escort as they began their trip to Bristol, Connecticut for the Mid-Atlantic regional tournament, their first stop on the road to the Little League World Series.
Growing up in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis not far from future Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, Garagiola went on to hit .257 during nine years in the majors. His highlight came early, getting a four-hit game in the 1946 World Series and helping the hometown Cardinals win the championship as a 20-yea…