1945 - Game 7: Detroit Tigers @ Chicago Cubs
UP writer Walter Byers reported on the Tigers celebration this way.
Tigers celebrate their championship.
The Cubs continued the mood that engulfed them early in the game.
An estimated 10,000 fans, band and all, staged an impromptu victory celebration in and around Union Station in Detroit when the Tigers arrived just before 1 AM.
A number of records were set or tied during the Series, including:
Years later, some Cubs remained bitter about Grimm's decision to start Borowy in Game 7.
References: The World Series, David S. Neft & Richard M. Cohen (1990)
The Complete Chicago Cubs: The Total Encyclopedia of the Team, Derek Gentile (2002)
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