The 'W' Flag Was Practical Before It Was Iconic
The "W" flag is a popular accessory for Cubs fans now, but it had a more practical purpose the last time the team was in the World Series.By Christian Bryant | November 3, 2016
The "W" flag is everywhere. And its history plays right into Chicago Cubs baseball and how some fans knew the Cubs got a dub.
It's been more than 70 years since the Cubs played in the World Series. In 1945, the Cubs only played day games. They didn't have stadium lights until 1988.