Goodwill toward goats: The ultimate guide for Cubs fans


By Nara Schoenberg, Chicago Tribune

The Curse of the Billy Goat is officially over, but with the Cubs heading into the playoffs, there’s still time to be superstitious, and no superstition looms larger in Chicago than that of a goat named Murphy who was turned away from a 1945 World Series game against the Detroit Tigers and allegedly held a grudge. The Cubs haven’t reached the World Series since that fateful year; they haven’t won since 1908.



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