Kyle Schwarber Hits Ball Very Far, Cubs Advance To NLCS (Videos)

Chicago Cubs win NLDS

The Chicago Cubs needed a win on Tuesday during Game 4 of the NLDS in order to clinch their first playoff series triumph since 2003 and advance to the National League Championship. They did just that, earning a 6-4 victory over the Cards that was capped off by this Kyle Schwarber moonshot in the bottom of the seventh:

That blast gave the Cubs a bit of insurance, as they earned a series-clinching victory at home for the first time in franchise history. Yeah, you read that right—145 years of existence and only one series-clinching victory on home soil.  If that stat doesn’t have you sympathizing with this deprived fan base, nothing will.

Here’s a look at the final out from the Cubs’ Game 4 victory on Tuesday:

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