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MLB: Best of the 2016 postseason (80 images)

The stage is set and for the first time in 71 years the Chicago Cubs are heading to the World Series after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game 6 of the NLCS. Starting Tuesday, October 25, the Cubs will take on the American League champions Cleveland Indians who swept the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 in the ALCS.
Updated: Oct. 24, 2016 at 11:09 AM
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell celebrates on the field after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on October 22, 2016. Chicago advances to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (L) celebrates with Kris Bryant (17) and Javier Baez (9) celebrates with Addison Russell (R) after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game 6 to win the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on October 22, 2016. Chicago advances to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. Photo by Frank Polich/UPI
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Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras celebrates by taking a selfie with fans after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on October 22, 2016. Chicago advances to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. Photo by Frank Polich/UPI
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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman (L) and catcher Willson Contreras celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 during game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on October 22, 2016. Chicago advances to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI
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Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell (27) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate David Ross during the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the National League Championship Series at Dodgers Stadium on October 20, 2016. Chicago and Los Angeles are tied 2-2 in the NLCS. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw blows a bubble in the dugout during the sixth inning against the Chicago Cubs in game five of the National League Championship Series at Dodgers Stadium on October 20, 2016. Chicago and Los Angeles are tied 2-2 in the NLCS. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez doubles to deep left field against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning in game five of the National League Championship Series at Dodgers Stadium on October 20, 2016. Chicago and Los Angeles are tied 2-2 in the NLCS. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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