Recent and Current Chicago Cubs’ Eras Similar to 1960s and 1970s

Two seven-year eras of contention, followed by a rebuild

The Chicago Cubs are hoping to get back to the joy of 2016 through their current rebuild.
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By William S. Bike

For the Chicago Cubs two seven-year eras of contention, 1967–73 and 2015–21, bear remarkable similarities.

In both eras the Cubs contended for seven years straight and had some of their…

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William S. Bike

William S. Bike

Author of "Winning Political Campaigns," a how-to book on all aspects of political campaigning, and commentator on history and baseball.