See photos from the 1948 World Series -- the last Indians championship

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By now, you've surely heard all about it: The Cleveland Indians haven't won a World Series since 1948.

Nearly 70 years ago, Cleveland topped the Boston Braves in the Fall Classic, taking home what is still the franchise's most recent title. It's been discussed endlessly over the last week. But actually seeing photos from the series really puts it all into perspective.

Click through below for snapshots from the last Indians championship, as the team tries to rewrite history in this year's curse-killing series against the Chicago Cubs.

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Photos from the 1948 World Series
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Photos from the 1948 World Series
Warren Spahn, left, and Johnny Sain, the pitching mainstays of the Boston Braves, pose during a workout in preparation for the upcoming World Series against the Cleveland Indians, on October 5, 1948. Sain is scheduled to take the mound in the opening game. (AP Photo)
Lou Boudreau and his wife are shown in Boston during the first game of the World Series against the Braves on October 6, 1948. (AP Photo/stf)
Pitchers Big John Sain of the Boston Braves, right, and Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians shake hands before World Series opener in Boston, Ma., on Oct. 6, 1948. (AP Photo)
Boston baseball fans who couldn't get to Braves Field to see the opening game in the 1948 World Series between the Braves and the Cleveland Indian watch the action on some of the 100 television sets installed on Boston Common in Boston, Oct. 6, 1948. (AP Photo)
Jackie Price, Cleveland Indian clown, catches ball while strapped upside down to screen at the first day of Boston Braves vs. Cleveland Indians World Series in Boston on Oct. 6, 1948. (AP Photo/Frank C. Curtin)
Boston Braves catcher Phil Masi slides safely back to second under Lou Boudreau, Cleveland shortstop, after being trapped off base by Cleveland pitcher Bob Feller in the eighth inning of the World Series opener in Boston's Braves Field on Oct. 6, 1948. Umpire Bill Steward calls the play. Masi scored on the next play when Tommy Holmes singled to left field, enabling the Braves to beat the Indians, 1-0. (AP Photo)
Lefthander Warren Spahn throws the first ball in the second game of the 1948 world series at Braves Field Oct. 7, 1948. Leadoff batter for Cleveland is left fielder Dale Mitchell. Braves catcher is Bill Salkeld and calling play is umpire Bill Summers. Mitchell fouled off the first pitch. (AP Photo)
This is a general view of scoreboard during World Series, Oct. 11, 1948 in Cleveland. (AP Photo)
View section of the grandstand at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland on Oct. 9, 1948, for the fourth game of the World Series. The crowd was announced as 81, 897 a new record for the series. (AP Photo)
Second base pick off play in the second game of the World Series between the Boston Braves and Cleveland Indians, Oct. 6, 1948, in Boston. Boston catcher Phil Masi heads for the bag as Cleveland manager Lou Boudreau moves in to take the throw with umpire Bill Stewart watching at right. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)
Second base pick off play in the second game of the World Series between the Boston Braves and Cleveland Indians, Oct. 6, 1948, in Boston. Cleveland manager Lou Boudreau disagrees with the umpire Bill Stewart that Phil Masi is safe. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)
Second base pick off play in the second game of the World Series between the Boston Braves and Cleveland Indians, Oct. 6, 1948, in Boston. Umpire Bill Stewart signals that Boston catcher Phil Masi is safe. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)
Relief pitcher Gene Bearden is half-carried and half dragged off the infield at Braves Field, Oct. 11, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts, by happy, shouting teammates after the Cleveland Indians defeated the Boston Braves, 4-3, to take the 1948 World Series by a games score of 4-2. (AP Photo)
Cleveland Indians pitcher Gene Bearden is carried off the field by enthusiastic teammates at the end of a game at Fenway Park, Oct. 4, 1948, Boston, Mass. Bearden held the Boston Red Sox to five hits in A.L. Pennant playoff, for an 8-3 Cleveland win. Cleveland faces the Braves Wednesday in the first game of the 1948 World Series. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1948, file photo, Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Gene Bearden, center, embraces his teammates, starting pitcher Bob Lemon, left, and catcher Jim Hegan as they celebrate in the dressing room after winning the World Series in Boston, Mass., with a 4-3 win against the Boston Braves to take the series four games to two. (AP Photo/File)
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