The Goats of Billy Goat Tavern

From the day the first goat stumbled into the Tavern, the Billy Goat Inn became a circus of animals. There were numerous goats, from beer drinking to dollar bill eating, but mostly beer drinking. An avid animal lover, Billy offered the tavern as their home. A long line of Goats from Billy “the original” to…

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1984 – EIGHT OUTS AWAY

The Tribune Company, new owners of the Cubs, finally invited the goat to opening day at Wrigley Field in an attempt to lift the curse, Sam Sianis and his goat finally walked the grass of Wrigley Field.  Sam raised his hat and said, “The curse is lifted.” The Cubs won and won and won their…

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The Most Successful Greek in the World

Billy Murray is hungry and that is why we are walking towards one of the Goat’s red-and-white-checkered tables. He is here in June 1999 to promote a book he has written, Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf. Waiter Tito Chacon recognizes him immediately. “Bill Murray,” he says. “You are the funniest.” “The funniest what?” says…

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