WATCH: A stolen home base keeps Chicago Cubs on course to reach the World Series

They defeated the LA Dodgers in Game One of the NLCS

BY Daniel Kelly 10:49 Sunday 16 October 2016, 10:49 16 Oct 2016

Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) steals the home base against Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Carlos Ruiz. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

When waiting for your first title since 1908, players will regularly get a rush of blood to the head.

The Chicago Cubs are into the National League Championship Series (NLCS) and are a series win, away from their first World Series appearance since 1945. They have lost seven World Series since 1908.

On Saturday night, in Game One of the NLCS, the Cubs played the Los Angeles Dodgers winning 8-4. The series is a best-of-seven, meaning the Cubs need three more games to win.

Such is the Cubs players want to get the the World Series, Javier Baez stole the home base, to earn the Chicago team a run. A stolen home base last occured in the NLCS in 1995, such is its rarity.

Miguel Montero scored a grand-slam home run, to give the Cubs an 8-4 win. They are now three games away for the World Series, and a chance to break the 'Curse of the Billy Goat'.

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