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1hJesse Rogers

Cubs: White House visit holds added significance

For the Cubs, Monday's visit to the White House comes at an opportune time -- during the last week of Chicago native Barack Obama's administration and on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Baseball Hall of Fame ballot brawl (4:47)
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5dSam 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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4dDavid 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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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.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

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

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

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

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Brady, Rodgers, Roethlisberger and Ryan combined this season: 1,393-of-2085 (66.8 percent), 16,745 yards, 135 TD, 29 INT. Incredible.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist: "For everyone's stress levels let's do it in 4 instead of 7 next time."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Ben Zobrist discuss their fav moments of 2016.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Fan asks Joe Maddon about using his pre game strategy for Game 7 instead of allowing the game to dictate moves: "The biggest difference was Jon Lester was available."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs coaching staff prepares to answer questions at the team convention.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer on Kyle Schwarber returning: "No one believes us but we never had a discussion about him returning."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts says they'll "raise" a championship banner on opening night then do the ring ceremony before the next game.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said 4 days after the team won the World Series he had a nightmare they had lost Game 7. His wife said he had postseason traumatic stress disorder.