2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs: a day-to-day recap of that amazing week of October and November baseball, as recounted on the pages of the Chicago Tribune from the pens of Paul Sullivan, David Haugh, Steve Rosenbloom, Mark Gonzales and other Trib scribes and with photographs by Brian Cassella, Nuccio DiNuzzo, Armando L. Sanchez, Phil Velasquez and others. Containing the original pages of the Trib, on the original, mildly acidic, wood-pulp paper, and provided with consecutive page numbers for easy reference from the exhaustive index to the entire Cubs content. Oak Park, IL: The Boreas Press [Bob Karrow, prop.],2017.
Tall folio (58 x 29 cm). Some 676 newsprint leaves, hundreds of photographs and illustrations, many in color; manuscript page numbers upper right corners, errata tipped in. Blue cloth-covered boards, decorative decal to upper cover, red goatskin spine.
[In rear pocket:] CUBindex: A complete index to all articles, photographs, players, writers, photographers, coaches, fans, places, historical events, etc, relating to the Chicago Cubs, in the pages of the Chicago Tribune between 23 October and 8 November 2016. (18 x 14 cm). 56pp. Red paper wrappers.
STRICTLY LIMITED EDITION, number 1 of 1 copy, carefully compiled and indexed, and bound in goat (a nod to the Curse of the Billy Goat). Includes Chicago Tribune coverage of the Cubs from Sunday, October 23rd through Wednesday, November 9th. The Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship on Saturday, October 22nd, to advance to their first World Series since 1945. The Cubs' were crowned World Series Champions after winning game 7 against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, November 2nd in extra innings.
Sold to benefit the Caxton Club.