The Cubs received their World Series championship rings prior to Wednesday’s home game against the Dodgers. The ring has 108 diamonds which symbolizes the 108 years between 1908 (the last time the Cubs had won a World Series) and 2016.
The diamonds encircle the Cubs bull’s-eye logo which is made of rubies and sapphires. Each player received his ring from a different Cubs fan in a pregame ceremony led by Commissioner Rob Manfred.
Also etched on the inner band of the rings is a goat’s head, symbolizing the Curse of the Billy Goat, the legendary hex put on the franchise by William Sianis, a tavern owner whose pet goat was denied entry to the 1945 World Series.