Chicago Cubs fans have had better Octobers than October 2009. Here a few examples of years where they were still following the team in October, and why.
On this day in 1936, the Cubs faced the White Sox in the City Championship series.
Listen to a portion of that game here.
On this day in 1984, the Cubs-Padres NLCS began at Wrigley Field.
Read about that series here.
AUDIO: Steve Trout talks about that team.
On this day in 2001, Sammy Sosa hit his 60th home run, becoming the first player in history to do that three times.