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12hBuster Olney

Top teams: Can anyone stop the Cubs?

The Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years and have the foundation for a dynasty, but will another team step up to the plate to challenge them?

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Cubs' day at the White House filled with laughs (2:30)
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Clemens' stats worthy of the Hall of Fame (3:30)
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Joy of Chicago at the White House (6:27)
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President Obama jokes he wasn't crazy enough to predict Cubs' win (1:59)
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Barry Bonds' legendary career (2:42)
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Baseball Hall of Fame ballot brawl (4:47)
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6dSam Miller

Nobody hits 'em where they ain't like Mike Trout

Mike Trout's career batting average on balls in play trails only that of Ty Cobb, Joe Jackson and Rogers Hornsby. What gives him such an edge? We go on the hunt for all his extra hits.

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5dDavid Schoenfield

Putting the fame in the Hall of Fame

Debating a player's greatness shouldn't be a cold exchange of numbers; you have to feel like he belongs in Cooperstown.

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Kellerman compares Jones to Steinbrenner (2:11)

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The Royals signed pitcher Danny Duffy to a 5-year contract extension. Duffy had the best season of his career in 2016. From June 11-Aug. 21 he was 10-0 with a 2.35 ERA. He also set the Royals single-game strikeout record with 16 against the Rays on Aug. 1. The one concern would be his last 7 starts -- he was 1-6 with a 6.37 ERA and 12 HR allowed in 41 IP.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss the culmination of winning the World Series: visiting the White House.

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Watch Cubs manager Joe Maddon discuss visiting the White House on Monday.

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The Presidents lifetime pass to Wrigley Field given to him by the team.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Obama praising Theo for his accomplishments : "I've talked to him about being DNC chair."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs and Barack Obama

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Hall of Fame Cubs Ryne Sandberg, Billy Williams and Fergie Jenkins.

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Cubs ownership, Tom and Laura Ricketts.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Awaiting the Cubs and President Obama

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Everyone loves to see an actual photo of our actual Hall of Fame voters. So far be it for me to deny you that fun!

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Buffett is attending the Cubs ceremony at the White House.

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Walking the grounds at the White House in advance of the ceremony to celebrate the Cubs championship.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs are getting ready to be honored by the President for their World Series victory last season.