70 years ago, Billy “Goat” Sianis brought his pet goat, Murphy, to the game, hoping to bring his team good luck. Since then, several “Murphys” have horned their way into the legacy of The Billy Goat Curse. Check out this article that chronicles all of the events that have included “Murphy”, from David Murphy to…Details
On October 15, 1974, The Oakland A’s were preparing for Game 3 of the World Series. They had just lost game 2 to the Dodgers, when owner Charles O. Finley invited Sam and his goat to the game. The A’s went on to win 3 straight games and their third straight World Series Championship. See…Details
Stephen Colbert thinks nothing can stop the Cubs from winning the World Series. He even kicked a goat out of his audience! That’s not how you break the curse, Stephen! You need to make the goat a part of your family…include him in your family, don’t kick him out. That’s a risky way to start…Details
October 6th 1945, a sad day in Cubs history. The Cubs entered game four of the World Series leading the Detroit Tigers 2 games to 1, and needing to win only two of the next four games played at Wrigley Field. A local Greek, William “Billy Goat” Sianis, owner of the Billy Goat Tavern and a…Details
Here’s some more proof that The Billy Goat Curse is real! Did you know that over 40 former players have gone on to win the World Series after leaving the Cubs? These players include: Andy Pafko (who, coincidentally, played in the 1945 World Series as a member of the Cubs) Gene Baker Smoky Burgess Don Hoak…Details
The Goat was left out again. The Cubs had a “Zoo Day” without us! The invited in pink flamingos and a snow leopard, but no goat. When will they stop being so stubborn and realize that the only right thing to do is make the goat a part of the Cubs’ family. Leaving us out…Details
It’s National Cheeseburger Day—get your buns in here!
Yorktown Center has two great events happening this weekend. First, the Harvest Music Fest is Saturday, September 19th from 4-7pm. The event will take place out t the Shops of Butterfield. Suburban Cowboys is the featured band along with lots of other live music! Be sure to head up to the food court on the upper level before…Details
Don’t be stubborn–let the goat back in!