The Face-Melting Joy of Your Team Winning a Championship

You’re never quite the same afterward.

As a St. Louis Cardinals, and an avowed hater of our fierce rivals, the Chicago Cubs, I spent most of the first 40 years of my life warning whoever would listen that a Cubs World Series championship would bring about the end of the world. The Cubs won the World Series on November 2, 2016; Donald Trump…

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Will Leitch

Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin. https://williamfleitch.substack.com