Nationals 2, Cubs 1: 82 wins? Splendid!
Nationals clinch first winning season for a Washington baseball team since Ted Williams' and his 1969 Washington Senators. That was a long, long time ago; but somehow the 100+ loss 2008 and 2009 seasons seem even more distant than that.
(Image above of the cover of the March 17, 1969 cover of Sports Illustrated via SI Vault)