Game Seven 2016
For seven innings, they ruled the game.
For seven innings the cubs whistled "What Curse?"
and Go Cubs Go, they sang...
and silenced the whole Tribe
The Eighth inning however,
things got clever. It had a different vibe.
and now the score was tied.
It even started raining...
Surely God was on Chicago's side.
and all the nation held its breath
would this be a moment of almost pure joy?
Would this be the curse's death?
and the game will be delayed.
The fans standing in the streets of Chicago,
like their counters in Cleveland,
Ignored the weather. They stayed.
knows the game can break your heart.
Loving something means being willing to suffer.
So we'll wait, but we want the game to restart.
And Shaw looked shaky at first
Would 2016 be the greatest season for the Cubs?
Or would it be the worst?
but the runner did advance.
The Pitcher set with Rizzo at bat
and a meeting before the dance.
who was 0 for 4
and Cub fans bit their nails.
They couldn't endure much more.
Would pitcher or batter prevail?
The pitch led to a sacrifice but
Zorbrist didn't fail.
A pitching change at hand.
Who would take the title after 179 games,
The Cubbies or Cleveland?
Baez fell behind in the count.
With three bases filled,they could pad the lead
if the second baseman hadn't popped out.
for the bottom of the tenth
Three outs to glory or goatville
baseball at its zenith.
and would be marked a 6-3.
If you were scoring at home, you had one out to go
to watch a moment of perfect beauty.
and Jr. fell behind in the count.
The catcher walked out to settle him.
Don't think about the game, just the out.
and Guyer they gave second without a fight.
Davis hit and a run scored
and the game went on deeper in the night.
The final out was made.
Cubs Win Cubs Win Cubs Win Cubs Win
and 2016 as a year, was saved!