DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - So, the New York Times sports department thought the Cleveland Indians were going to win the World Series.
They even had a page laid out, and here's an excerpt from a recent story, explaining their thought process:
The art department's wheels started turning when Sam Roberts, an obits reporter, reminded the Sports desk that Norman Rockwell had painted a memorable scene of the dejected Cubs called "The Dugout" for The Saturday Evening Post. Coincidentally, it was published in 1948 -- the last time the Indians won the World Series.
Well, the Cubs won. The rest is history.
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