Found April 30, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
PLAYERS: Ron Santo
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs haven't been in a World Series for 107 years. Yet Cub fans place the blame on a curse placed on them in Wrigley Field during their last World Series appearance against the Tigers in 1945. Legend has it, "Billy The Goat tavern" owner, Billy Sianis bought two box seats to see one of the early Wrigley Field games. One for himself, the other for his pet goat "Billy." Before the game got underway Wrigley himself ordered the pair thrown out because of the goats odor and because he was bothering other fans. Being escorted out of Wrigley Field by security guards and police the tavern owner yelled out, "THEM CUBS, THEY AIN'T GONNA WIN NO MORE" - and then sent a telegram to team owners repeating the "curse." The Cubs lost the series and have not been back to the World Series since. Six Cub fans from across the country joined together, accompanied by a 4-month-old Nigerian dwarf goat named "Wr...
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