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** The ring is made from precious metal(Copper or Silver or Gold) and the ring top features the traditional Cubs bullseye logo masterfully crafted from 33 custom-cut gemstones surrounded by 72 round white Stones, all within a circular perimeter made up of 46 custom-cut, genuine blue Stones. 108 round white CZ diamonds surround the bezel on all sides, lifting the Cubs to their first World Series Championship in 108 years.
The words WORLD CHAMPIONS surround the top and bottom edges of the ring with an antiqued finish.
** One side features the player’s name set atop the iconic “Fly the W Flag,” which is created from 31 round white diamonds and a fire blue corundum understone that forms the “W.” Silhouette images of the iconic Wrigley Field bricks and ivy surround the flag and the player’s number, which sits below the flag.
** The other side features the championship year 2016 above a silhouette of the Wrigley Field façade and marquee displaying the message CUBS WIN! A silhouette of the World Series trophy sits below the marquee with a large round white diamond set in the center signifying the 2016 World Series victory.
Two princess cut diamonds flank the trophy – one on each side – representing the team's two previous World Series titles. The iconic Wrigley Field bricks surround the other imagery in the background.
** On the palm at the bottom of the outer band is the team’s rallying cry “WE NEVER QUIT.” On the inside of the ring is a custom triple arbor which features an image of the famous goat, the date and time of the championship – 11/3/16 • 12:47 AM EST – and the series scores and logos of the three teams the Cubs defeated on their epic journey to becoming 2016 World Series Champions.
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The 2016 Chicago Cubs season was the 145th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 141st in the National League and the Cubs' 101st season at Wrigley Field. To celebrate their 100 years at Wrigley, the Cubs wore a patch on their home uniforms and wore 1916 throwback uniforms on July 6.
They began the season on April 4, 2016 at the Los Angeles Angels and finished the regular season on October 2, 2016 at the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs finished with the best record in Major League Baseball and won their first National League Central title since the 2008 season, winning by 17½ games. The team also reached the 100-win mark for the first time since 1935 and won 103 total games, the most wins for the franchise since 1910.
The Cubs defeated the San Francisco Giants in the National League Division Series and returned to the National League Championship Series for the second year in a row, where they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in six games.
The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in seven games in the 2016 World Series, their first appearance since the 1945 World Series and first win since the 1908 World Series. In the World Series, the Cubs came back from a three games to one deficit, winning the final three games. The last time a team came back from three games to one deficit to win the World Series was the Kansas City Royals in 1985. The Cubs were also the first team to win Games 6 and 7 on the road in a World Series since the Pittsburgh Pirates had done so against the Baltimore Orioles in 1979. The World Series victory put an end to the so-called Curse of the Billy Goat and the longest World Series championship drought in history.