World Series: The Chicago Cubs

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The Chicago Cubs had not won a World Series since 1908. They also broke a curse that was set the last time they got this far 71 years ago. On October 6, 1945, a month after the end of World War II, a Chicago tavern owner named William "Billy" Sianis went to Wrigley Field, intending to attend Game 4 of the World Series with his pet goat, Murphy. According to the Billy Goat Tavern website, while both had tickets, the goat was denied entry. No animals were allowed in the ballpark, plus Murphy smelled bad. Sianis, according to legend, threw up his arms and proclaimed, "The Cubs ain't gonna win no more.” The Cubs will never win a World Series so long as the goat is not allowed in Wrigley Field." They had not won since. Until now. The Chicago Cubs
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