Cleveland Indians Fans Are Not Reacting Well To World Series Loss
Current mood: Cleveland.
Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7, becoming World Series champions for the first time in 108 years.
Regardless of your team affiliation, it was one thrilling game, with a leadoff homer by the Cubs, a game-tying home run by the Indians in the bottom of the 8th, and an extra-innings victory by one of baseball’s long-running underdogs.
Even though the Indians almost did it, some Cleveland fans are despairing. And rightfully so. The Indians are in a 68-year World Series championship drought - now the longest of any MLB team, according to SportsCenter.
Below, see some of the best Twitter reactions to Cleveland’s heartbreaking loss.
When you can't make 3-1 jokes anymore. #Game7 https://t.co/ydllMqOUlY— Cut4 (@Cut4) November 3, 2016
Cleveland waking up like... pic.twitter.com/OQB2fsUwsJ— Crying Jordan (@CryingJordan) November 3, 2016
Ugh.. I got emotionally detached from the Indians and they bring me back and then break my heart...— Jacob Linkous (@JacobLinkous) November 3, 2016
Mood since Indians lost ... pic.twitter.com/UMczZVkRMb— Steven R. Walker (@Steve_R_Walker) November 3, 2016
I just opened my cupboard to get a cup and saw my Indians glass and started crying. Today's fine.— Morgan Feyedelem (@morgmariee) November 3, 2016
Indians fans right now pic.twitter.com/vcz4RqH56V— RiceGum Clips (@RiceGumCIips) November 3, 2016
My professor cancelled class and postponed our exam because the Indians lost...— ?Ymmik? (@kimmymarie15) November 3, 2016
Waking up and remembering the Indians lost last night pic.twitter.com/9Tu0jn3F8O— Cavs 82-0 (@ncommon5) November 3, 2016
Every time I remember that the Indians blew a 3-1 lead pic.twitter.com/Y0Ys2JACkm— GLAY (@ZacharyGlay) November 3, 2016
Woke up numb but not mad. #Indians deserved to win just as much as #Cubs did. Was one of the greatest baseball games you'll ever see.— Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) November 3, 2016
My dad's from Cleveland. He's hurt. pic.twitter.com/3vnQenKD3J— D'angelo Hustle (@FlockWithFlacko) November 3, 2016
We should be planning a parade right now...— SC Cleveland™ (@SC_Cleveland) November 3, 2016
If you're mad about the indians losing, here's my roommattes cats cuddling to help you cope. pic.twitter.com/86qfKpdry3— Nick (@nbensen6) November 3, 2016
Congrats @Cubs fans. Know how long you've been waiting.— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) November 3, 2016
I'm so sorry @Indians fans. Know how long you've been waiting.
My brother didn't go to school today bc Cleveland lost. lol he's 13 pic.twitter.com/E0024N6O3b— Juicy K (@itsskristin) November 3, 2016
[me crying with Cleveland fans]— Sarah Schauer ? (@SJSchauer) November 3, 2016
Cleveland fan: do you even know what the World Series is?
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