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Fortune Magazine Names Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein 'World's Greatest Leader'


The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series, ending a 108-year drought, in case you haven't heard. Fortune Magazine thinks that is a big deal.

The publication has named The Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations, Theo Epstein, the world's greatest leader.

Sorry to people like Pope Francis, Melinda Gates, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who fell behind Epstein on the list.

If you are thinking that is pretty ridiculous, Theo Epstein agrees with you.  "That is ridiculous. The whole thing is patently ridiculous. It's baseball -- a pastime involving a lot of chance. If [Ben] Zobrist's ball is three inches farther off the line, I'm on the hot seat for a failed five-year plan."

Read the full story at ESPN.

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