Because it's important to keep track of what is really important in life. And the Cubs are going to the World Series for the first time since before I was born. Not only that, they did it with the first time a team has faced the minimum number of opposing hitters (27) in a post-season game since . . . 1956: Don Larson's perfect game.
Now we just need to see something not seen since before women had the vote: a World Series victory. Go Cubs!