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Ticket prices for this year's historic World Series are sky-high

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This year's World Series will certainly go down in history no matter which team wins. 

But for fans of the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, many of which have waited a lifetime for this moment, it might not be so easy to get tickets.

According to CNN, the average price for the four games scheduled in Cleveland start at a whopping $3,900. A ticket for Game 7, which will be played on Nov. 2, will likely cost around $5,000. 

But for Games 3, 4 and 5, which will be held at Wrigley Field in Chicago, tickets start at about $7,200 per seat. 

But are those prices unusual? 

Well, tickets for the three games in New York last year only cost an average of $1,600 each. 

"With two teams waiting this long for a championship, it will be like a Super Bowl every night in terms of ticket prices," Jesse Lawrence, CEO of TicketIQ, told CNN. 

Why are the ticket prices so high? 

Well, The Cubs haven't been to a World Series since 1945 and haven't won a championship since 1908, so this is a big deal for Cubbies everywhere. 

It's a chance for the Cubs to end the so-called "Curse of the Billy Goat," which is supposedly responsible for the century-long dry spell. 

The Cleveland Indians have made a few trips to the Fall Classic in the early 90s, but they too haven't won a Series since 1948. 

On top of the high demand, there is a very limited supply of tickets for the Chicago games, 1,600 each night, so that too will make it tough to get tickets. 

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