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A brief history of all the Cubs' curses
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A brief history of all the Cubs' curses
Dan Gartland
Wednesday October 12th, 2016

We all know the real reason the Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908 (or even gotten to one since 1945) is that Billy Sianis and his goat Murphy were kicked out of Game 4 of the 1945 World Series at Wrigley. 

Giants fans, no stranger to supernatural forces, decided to invoke the Curse of the Billy Goat on Tuesday night in hopes of forcing a Game 5 in Chicago on Thursday. 

Before the game, Rodnel Magat brought his goat Spock to AT&T Park. Spock’s usual job is landscaping, but he was playing the role of talisman that night.  

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In the seventh inning, when things were looking pretty good for the Giants, Fox’s cameras picked up another goat in the stands. 

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And then the Giants gave up four runs in the ninth inning and lost the game. 

This year’s Cubs team might be too good for curses. 

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