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Washington hopes to end World Series drought

It's been 86 years since the last time a World Series game was played in DC.

WASHINGTON — It’s been 86 years since the last time Washington hosted a World Series game.

In 1933 the Washington Senators lost to the New York Giants in five games.

A lot has changed in 86 years.

Gas was much less expensive. Forget paying more than $2.00 per gallon of gas. According to the Department of Energy, a gallon of gas averaged just $0.10 per gallon back in 1933.

The Marvel movies, yeah, they weren’t a thing 86 years ago.

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Back in 1933, the original King Kong movie was released.

Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first few months of the first of four terms as President of the United States.

World War II would not begin until 1939.

A lot has changed since Washington last hosted a World Series game.

Barring an epic collapse, the 83-year drought ends next week.

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