Barring a major meltdown, it appears that the Chicago Cubs are on their way to the playoffs and another shot at a World Series title. And another shot at breaking the hearts of Cubs fans everywhere.
When discussing the team’s 100-year run of futility, there’s usually a reference to the contribution of the Curse of the Billy Goat.
This curse is Chicago’s version of the Curse of the Bambino, which plagued the Red Sox for many years,
The BoSox jinx came about because the team sold Babe Ruth to the hated New York Yankees.