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Five Reasons Why Tom Ricketts' Cubs Will Win in Chicago

It'll be 101 years of frustration this fall, and on Chicago's North Side, the temptation to win is just getting hotter and hotter.

With Thursday's announcement of Tom Ricketts winning the bid to own the Chicago Cubs from the Tribune Company, a happy ending could loom soon.

Ricketts is a man of the people, a successful businessman, and perfect candidate for the role of Cubs owner. If he can pass the test of owner approval, he and the Cubs could have a lasting impression the landscape of baseball in Chicago.

New owners have blossomed teams in Boston and Anaheim, giving the Cubs' fan base the hope needed to overcome the fear of losing, and the bandwagon ballclub that dwells in Chicago's South Side.

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