2016 World Series by the Numbers

From World Series tickets to parking around Wrigley Field, catching any of this year's home games comes with a hefty price tag. Here's what you need to know about the 2016 World Series.

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The price for a six-person table to watch the Cubs play Saturday at HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St. The hefty price tag includes a bottle of Grey Goose vodka and a bottle of champagne. Many Wrigleyville bars are charging upwards of $250 per person to watch the Cubs play, a steep price that gets you drinks and a buffet at several bars, but no guarantee of a seat.
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The average starting price of a ticket for Games 3, 4 and 5 of the World Series at Wrigley Field.
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Parking prices top $300 for Game 5 around Wrigley Field, according to Park Whiz. Options around the stadium for Games 3, 4 and 5 begin around $100 for five hours.
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The capacity of Wrigley Field. Officials estimate that around 300,000 additional fans gathered outside the ballpark on Saturday to celebrate the Cubs' NLCS victory.
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The last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. They became the first Major League team to play in three consecutive World Series, and the first team to win it twice.
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The last year that the Chicago Cubs made it to the World Series. The Cubs fell short of winning it all that year in a 4-to-3 game loss to the Detroit Tigers.
The last time Cleveland won a World Series. Cleveland beat the Boston Braves that year with a roster full of future Hall of Famers, including 42-year-old rookie Satchel Paige.
The last time Cleveland competed in a World Series, loosing to the Florida Marlins 4-3.
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How much it costs to air a 30-second commercial during the World Series
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Cubs' ace pitcher Jon Lester's salary. Lester is the highest paid player on the Cubs, in the second year of his six-year, $155 million contract he signed before the 2015 season.
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The value of the Cubs, which ranks fifth among MLB teams. The Ricketts family paid $845 million for the team in 2009.
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The amount of money Fox is paying for regular season and postseason games between 2012 and 2021. This marks the 17th straight year that the World Series is broadcast on Fox. Joe Buck has been the play-by-play announcer for all of them.
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The combined years of the Cubs' and Indians' World Series droughts -- the two longest in MLB history.
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The number of strikeouts the Chicago Cubs have racked up so far in 2016. The Cleveland Indians are close behind with 1398 strikeouts, putting them in fourth place just behind the Cubs in the MLB rankings.
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The average speed of Chicago Cubs' Aroldis Chapman's fastball in 2016
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The cost of the "Commissioner's Trophy," given to the winning team of the World Series, made by Tiffany and Co.
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