Cleveland Indians: 5 Things to be Thankful For in 2016

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Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis (20) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the 8th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis (20) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the 8th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports /
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Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis (20) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the 8th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis (20) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the 8th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports /

Rajai Davis has had a successful MLB career, but nothing in it compares to his game-tying home run in Game 7 of the World Series.

Cubs fans likely felt confident. They had Aroldis Chapman on the mound and were only four outs away from a World Series title. Enter Rajai Davis.

The veteran hit an unforgettable home run over the wall in left field, tying the game at 8-8 and giving the Indians the momentum heading into the ninth.

The final result was devastating, but nothing can take away that magical feeling that came with the home run that will go down as a great moment in franchise history.

It gave the city a spark when things felt hopeless, and provided fans around the nation with one of the most memorable moments in Game 7 history.

Davis was known for his base-stealing abilities all season, which made the home run that much more surprising. But no one in Cleveland will be found complaining about the contact hitter’s display of power in such a crucial moment.

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In a season filled with so many highs and one monumental low, fans can be thankful that Davis gave us all a reason to believe, even if it only prolonged the inevitable.

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