Cubs enjoying every bit of their success

In defeating Atlanta in the Division Series, the Cubs are one step closer to Chicago's ultimate dream: a world title.

Originally Published: October 5, 2003
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN Insider

ATLANTA -- The champagne spraying around Turner Field's visiting clubhouse Sunday night was a perfect metaphor for delayed gratification. After 95 years without a postseason series victory, the Cubs would have preferred to break the streak at home rather than in the shadow of a Napa Auto Parts sign, in the House that Leo Mazzone Built. But when your fans and city so clearly ache for good news in October, does it really matter which carpet gets drenched?

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