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Curses! Cubs-Indians World Series Tickets Cost on Average $2,983

  • Chicago-Cleveland create record demand on secondary market
  • Two teams have a combined 176-year World Series drought
Chicago Cubs World Series tickets outside Wrigley Field.

Chicago Cubs World Series tickets outside Wrigley Field.

Photographer: Michael Tercha/AP

If you want a ticket to see the Chicago Cubs (or the Cleveland Indians) win their first World Series in 108 years (or 68 years), it’s going to cost you an appropriately historic amount of money.

The matchup in this year’s Major League Baseball World Series -- the Cubs in particular have the longest championship drought in major league sports -- has pushed ticket prices to all-time highs, according to industry executives.