World Series / by Justin Merriman

Jim Weinfurtner cheers on the Cleveland Indians outside of Progressive Field prior to game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Joe Wiegand of Colorado Springs, Colo., a Theodore Roosevelt impersonator and self-proclaimed Cubs fan, greets fans outside of Progressive Field prior to game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

(left to right) Casey Weinfurtner, Eddie Weinfurtner and Jim Weinfurtner cheer on the Indians outside of Progressive Field prior to game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Terminal Tower is lit for game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Jim Schulz of Elyria shows off his Cleveland Indian painted head outside of Progressive Field prior to game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Paul Hollo of Cleveland wears his Indian headgear as he cheers on the Indians outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Jim Stamper of Cleveland hangs a sign outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Joe Cooney of Willowick, Ohio stands outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Demilles Jones, 35, of Cleveland holds a homemade World Series trophy outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Stephen Caton, 29, of St. Louis, a Chicago Cub fan watches game 6 of the World Series through a fence at Progressive Field on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Gary Eckart, 26, of Cleveland watches the game on a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Cleveland Indian fans watch game 6 of the World Series on a big screen outside of Progressive Field on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

A large crowd watch a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Fan react as the Cleveland Indians give up 3 runs in the the first inning as they watch on a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Fan react as the Cleveland Indians give up 3 runs in the the first inning as they watch on a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 6 of the World Series on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Indian fans watch game 6 of the World Series on a big screen outside of Progressive Field on November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Cleveland Mounted Police keep watch near Progressive Field before the start of game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

 Cam Lathem, 21, of Ashville, Ohio cheers on the Indians outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Cam Lathem, 21, of Ashville, Ohio cheers on the Indians outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

 Indian fans react as they watch the big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Indian fans react as they watch the big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

(L-R) Dayana Guzman, 38, Alex Marquez, 33, and Doraliz Guzman-Marquez, 35, all of Chicago cheer for the Cubs in outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Indian fans react as they watch the big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Fans react as they watch the big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

William Burgos of Cleveland prays in the street outside of Progressive Field during the 9th inning of game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Fans react as they watch a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7. 

Fans react as they watch a big screen outside of Progressive Field during game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7. 

An Indian fan sits in the street after the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in game 7 of the World Series on November 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Chicago Cubs fans hug outside of Progressive Field after game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs on November 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7. 

Cubs fans celebrate after the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in game 7 of the World Series on November 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Indian fans sit outside of Progressive Field after the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in game 7 of the World Series on November 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

I covered Game 6 & 7 of the 2016 World Series in Cleveland for Getty Images.  I spent my time outside the park, immersed in the large crowd that gathered near Progressive Field to watch the game on a big screen. You can see my images on The New York Times, NBC, ESPN and many other publications