2014 Tweet Nearly Predicted Cubs' Win — Down To The Extra Innings Two years ago, Twitter user RaysFanGio wrote, "2016 World Series. Cubs vs. Indians. And then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings." And so it was.

2014 Tweet Nearly Predicted Cubs' Win — Down To The Extra Innings

2014 Tweet Nearly Predicted Cubs' Win — Down To The Extra Innings

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Two years ago, Twitter user RaysFanGio wrote, "2016 World Series. Cubs vs. Indians. And then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings." And so it was.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a forecast that nearly came true. In 2014, a Twitter user and baseball fan made a prediction. Back then former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon went to the Chicago Cubs and @raysfangio, as the Twitter user was called, wrote, 2016 World Series, Cubs versus Indians. And then the world will end with the score tied in Game 7 in extra innings.

Everything was correct except the Cubs did win in extra innings, and the world didn't end - yet. It's MORNING EDITION.

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