Hanks, who won another Oscar for his title role in the “Forrest Gump” movie, is no stranger to Cleveland. He started his career as an intern with the Great Lakes Theater Festival at Lakewood Civic Auditorium.
When the Cubs won, the President was Teddy Roosevelt, in 1908! When the Tribe won, Harry Truman was giving ‘em hell from the Oval Office, in 1948.
For those challenged in math, that’s 118 years (!) since the Cubs were World Series champs. Which makes the Indians, at 68 years, seem like pikers.