Chicago Cubs fans have had better Octobers than October 2009. Here's an example of a year they were still following the team in October, and why.
On this date in 1907, the Cubs become World Series champions for the first time, sweeping the Detroit Tigers. Mordecai Brown (photo) pitches a shut out to win Game 5 (game 1 was a tie). 3B Harry Steinfeldt is the hitting star.