On Assignment – 2016 World Series Games 3 & 4 – Indians at Cubs

With the Series tied one game apiece, the scene switched to Wrigley Field. There was a buzz in the air as our taxi dropped us off near the scoreboard at the corner of Waveland and Sheffield 5 hours before the game.  The place was electric!

It had been 71 years since a World Series game was played at 1060 W. Addison, and with the first pitch of the game by Kyle Hendricks, there seemed to be a sense of relief… Finally, the Fall Classic was back to what many call “The Friendly Confines”.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Kyle Hendricks #28 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the first pitch of Game 3 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

With the wind blowing out and the temperature in the low 60’s, many anticipated a high scoring game but it was not to be. A pitchers duel was the deal of the day, and when pitchers duel, pictures are few, to the dismay of us photogs.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Addison Russell #27 of the Chicago Cubs turns an inning ending double play in the fifth inning as Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians slides into second base during Game 3 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Addison Russell #27 of the Chicago Cubs reacts to turning an inning ending double play in the fifth inning during Game 3 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Addison Russell provided a much needed “photo pop” mid game.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Coco Crisp #4 of the Cleveland Indians hits an RBI single in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Michael Martinez #1 of the Cleveland Indians scores a run on a Coco Crisp #4 RBI single in the seventh inning during Game 3 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Coco Crisp was a the offensive hero for the night for the Indians, delivering a clutch RBI single in the seventh inning.

With the seemingly invincible Andrew Miller in the game, the Cubs bats stayed dormant.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Andrew Miller #24 of the Cleveland Indians pitches during Game 3 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

I will let my pictures tell the story. Bottom line, it had a happy ending for the Tribe as they defeated the Cubs 1-0 in Game 3.

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 28: Francisco Lindor #12 and Rajai Davis #20 of the Cleveland Indians celebrate after this Indians defeated the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Francisco Lindor #12 and Rajai Davis #20 of the Cleveland Indians celebrate after this Indians defeated the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Celebration time in Cleveland as the Cubs looked to re-boot for a must win Game 4.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Julianna Zobrist performs ‘God Bless America’ prior to Game 4 of the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Ben Zobrist’s wife, Julianna, sang God Bless America to set the stage prior to Game 4, and actor Vince Vaughn was in the house to sing Take Me Out to the Ballgame.  The stage was set for a fun night at the old ballpark!

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Actor VInce Vaughn chats with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel prior to Game 4 of the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

The Cubs took the lead early in Game 4 and Wrigley was rocking…

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Ben Zobrist #18 celebrate as Dexter Fowler #24 of the Chicago Cubs scores in the bottom of the first inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

But the Tribe came right back and literally took the air out of the sails of the forty one plus thousand in attendance. It was all Cleveland from that point on.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians hits a solo home run in the top of the second inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Fans reach for the home run ball hit by Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians in the top of the second inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the top of the second inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: John Lackey #41 of the Chicago Cubs looks on after Carlos Santana’s home run during Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller and company kept the Cubs bat in the deep freeze as Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana were the offensive heroes.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs fields the ball then makes a throwing error in the top of the second inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: The Cubs infield gathers during a pitching change during Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Jason Kipnis #28 of the Cleveland Indians hits a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Jason Kipnis #28 of the Cleveland Indians rounds second base after hitting a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning of Game 4 of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

The Indians are one win away from winning their first World Series since 1948.

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: The Cleveland Indians celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 in Game 4 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 29: Francisco Lindor #12 and Rajai Davis #20 of the Cleveland Indians celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 in Game 4 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Will the Cubs make a historic comeback and send the Series back to Cleveland, or will tonight be THE night that Cleveland truly “Rocks” ??

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