protest of the 2016 World Series. Despite knowing the rules
of the game prior to playing, they were unhappy they lost and
demanded the outcome to be changed, They could be heard
chanting #NotOurWorldSeriesChampion all across America.
Even though the Cubs won 4 games and the Indians only won
3, since both teams scored 27 total runs throughout all 7
games, they are being declared co-world champions.
When questioned, Commissioner Manfred stated, “We felt as
though it was the right thing to do for the nation. What kind of
example would Major League Baseball be setting if we
expected the adults who play this game, and their fans, to
gracefully accept defeat? Instead of creating a bigger divide
between the Cubs and Indians, MLB is confident that the Cubs
will gladly share their victory with the Indians.”