In a year of stunners, sports goes along for the ride

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2016 file photo, Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. Baseball's lovable losers were favored to finally break through after assembling a powerhouse team that led the majors with a 103-59 record. This being the Cubbies, of course, they had to make their first title since 1908 as difficult as possible. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

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CHICAGO — The 2016 Chicago Cubs made history by winning the 2016 World Series and now some of their things are going into the Chicago History Museum.

In a news release, the museum says the Cubs have donated and loaned memorable artifacts from the year the team won it all for the first time since 1908.

Among the items that will be on display starting Sept. 17 will be the jersey World Series MVP Ben Zobrist wore during Game 3 of the series against the Cleveland Indians and the hat he wore in Game 7.

Other items include a ball that Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant fouled off in Game 1 and some bleacher seats from Wrigley Field.

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