As of the 2008 season, the first year the Cubs won the World Series was 1907 and the last year the Cubs won the World Series was 1908.
1988. That's why we had a celebration on the first night game's 20 annerversery.
The White Sox won their first World Series in 1906, beating the Cubs. The Cubs won their first the next year, 1907, by beating Detroit.
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The "Chicago White Stockings" played their first game on April 29, 1870 against the St. Louis Unions. In the mid 1890's the team dropped the White Stockings name and became the "Chicago Colts". Other nicknames, "Remnants" and "Orphans" were used in the early 1900's. The "Cubs" nickname first appeared in 1902 and became the sole nickname in 1906.
August 8, 1988: 91 year-old Chicago Cubs fan Harry Grossman throws a switch lighting Wrigley Field for its first ever night game. Heavy thuderstorms wipe out the Cubs-Phillies game after three innings. The first official night game would be recorded the next night.
That was in 1909 and the Chicago Cubs have been over powered by the Chicago White Sox ever since.
The team name was generally recognized to be "Cubs" starting in 1890.
1908.The 26th World Series game in MLB history was played October 11, 1908 between the Chicago Cubs and Detroit Tigers. The Cubs won 6-1.