CHICAGO — It's been so long since the Cubs have been in the World Series, films from those days are grainy and black and white.
A YouTube video from "historycomestolife" features all seven games from the 1945 World Series, which the Cubs lost in seven games to the Detroit Tigers.
The first three games of the series were played at Detroit's Briggs Stadium, with the Cubs winning two of them, while the final four games were all at Wrigley Field. The Cubs lost Games 4 and 5, won Game 6 but lost the decisive Game 7 9-3.
It's the last time the Cubs have been in the World Series, but they will return to the Fall Classic on Tuesday after they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers (in 1945, they were still the Brooklyn Dodgers) in the National League Championship Series.
Hank Borowy started three of the World Series games, and pitched in four of them, finishing the series with a 2-2 record. He was the losing pitcher in Game 7 at Wrigley.
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