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Cubs president Theo Epstein says an ‘unusual’ player meeting during a rain delay led to their 2016 World Series win

Theo Epstein

Theo Epstein, the president of operations for the Chicago Cubs, gave a rousing Class Day speech at his alma mater Yale University in May that struck at the heart of finding success in the most difficult situations.

Speaking to the graduating class of 2017, Epstein recounted the feeling of desolation that he and his team felt going into extra innings in the final game of the 2016 World Series.

The Cubs hadn’t won a World Series since 1908, the longest post-season baseball drought in history. They were mounting a remarkable comeback after making up a three-games-to-1 deficit, and were four outs away read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com