WATCH: Bryant gets final out as Chicago Cubs win first World Series in 108 years

By now, you've probably heard -- the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians to win the 2016 World Series on Wednesday night, thereby completing a comeback from a 3-1 series deficit.

But hearing is one thing, seeing is another. Take a look below and you can watch the Cubs recording the final out to win their first championship in 108 years:

There you see Mike Montgomery -- just inserted into the game in place of Carl Edwards Jr. -- inducing a weak grounder off Michael Martinez's bat on an 0-1 pitch and with the tying run at first base.

Consider it fitting that Martinez's grounder worked its way to Kris Bryant, who threw it to Anthony Rizzo -- Rizzo, by the way, then pocketed the ball, much as he did after the Cubs won the National League pennant. (Smart guy, that Rizzo.) Bryant and Rizzo are, in many regards, the franchise bedrocks. Everyone has been saying that for the better part of the past two seasons, and now it's true.

Better yet, now generations to come will have sufficient reason to learn about their stories. That's pretty cool -- and you can tell that Bryant and Rizzo think so, too.

CBS Sports Staff

R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and... Full Bio

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