Cubs reach first World Series in 71 years

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game six of the National League Championship Series to advance to the World Series against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on October 22, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs are returning to the World Series for the first time in 71 years after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.

The Cubs last appeared in the World Series in 1945, losing to the Detroit Tigers The World Series opens Tuesday in Cleveland, where the Cubs will face off against the Indians.