The Curse of the Billy Goat

Steve Love

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  1. In recent years, many attempts have been made by fans trying to end the curse on their team.

  2. It is believed that a fan trying to end the team's curse was responsible for this action.

  3. when Billy Sianis was asked to leave a game because the odor of his goat was bothering other fans.

  4. Since then, the Chicago Cubs have never won another Championship.

The 'Curse of the Billy Goat' is a curse that was placed on the Chicago Cubs baseball team in 1945, He was offended and declared, "the Cubs will win no more".

On April 10th, 2013, a goat's head was sent to the team's owner. The head was dropped off by the driver of a van. The Chicago Police were notified of the incident.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you believe in curses? Why or why not?

  2. Do you think the Chicago Cubs fans can do something to end this curse?

  3. Do you like baseball?

  4. What is your favorite sport? Why do you enjoy it?

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