4 unforgettable Cubs facts we learned MLB Network's 2016 World Series Game 7 special

Even nearly 8 years later, the allure and drama of Game 7 continues to capture the attention of basbeall fans everywhere.

World Series - Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians - Game Seven
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#2: Joe Maddon says Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is the unsung hero for everything he did in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series

Every Cubs fan knows Miguel Montero delivered the game-winning hit through the left side of the infield after Ben Zobrist came through with the go-ahead double down the third base line. But something that really stood out watching Maddon break down Game 7 is that the former Chicago manager clearly feels like Montero is due more credit - even to this day.

Maddon repeatedly praised Montero's work behind the dish, specifically working with Chapman and getting him through the ninth inning after being emotionally crushed by Davis' game-tying homer off him the inning prior with Ross behind the plate.

The change to Montero led to a major change in how the Cubs attacked Indians hitters because he felt much more comfortable catching Chapman's breaking pitches than he did with his fastball after only catching a total of two times in 32 days. That, paired with the fact Chapman was running on fumes and his heater didn't have quite the same firepower it typically did, led to a constant diet of breakers to Cleveland hitters in the ninth.

Somehow - and I'm still not sure how after watching how many of those pitches he hung - Chapman and Montero got through the ninth, setting up the Cubs' historic extra-inning comeback and victory.