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Chicago Cubs fans celebrate outside Wrigley Field after the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of baseball's National League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs advanced to the World Series. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

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


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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