World Series Game 7 by the numbers

Updated 11/3/2016 10:53 AM

108 -- That's it. The wait is finally over. You all know what that number means … a number that next year can finally -- finally -- read ZERO.

37 -- Years, until Wednesday in Cleveland, since a team came back from a 3-1 World Series deficit by winning Games 6 and 7 on the road. The last time it happened was 1979 when the Pirates accomplished the feat in Baltimore.


4 -- Pitches it took for the Cubs to take a 1-0 lead in Game 7 as Dexter Fowler blasted a leadoff homer to dead center field.

1 -- Player in history who has led off Game 7 of the World Series with a home run. His name? Dexter Fowler.

406 -- Feet Dexter Fowler's home run traveled.

7 -- Home runs by the Cubs in Games 5-7 after getting just 1 in Games 1-4.

8 -- Pitches in Kris Bryant's fourth-inning at-bat, more than Indians starter Corey Kluber threw in either the second or the third innings. Bryant singled and scored on Addison Russell's sacrifice fly to center field.

.500 -- Bryant's batting average in Games 5-7 after going 1-for-14 (. 077) in first four games.

.471 -- Batting average of Cubs one through four hitters in Game 7. Fowler and Kyle Schwarber led the way with 3 hits each.

0.89 -- Kluber's ERA in 5 postseason starts before Wednesday.

9.00 -- Kluber's ERA in Game 7 of the World Series. He allowed 4 runs in 4 innings and did not strike out a single batter.

.094 -- Rajai Davis' batting average in the postseason (he was 3-for-32) before he hit a 2-run homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie Game 7 at 6-6 in the eighth inning.


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