The Chicago Cubs are now in the NLCS for the second consecutive season and lead series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, three games to two. Once again, the Cubs are on the cusp of their first visit to the World Series since 1945. The franchise hasn’t won the series since 1908, 108 years ago. While one explanation for that could just be bad luck, the most popular explanation is the Curse of the Billy Goat.
Read on to find out the origins of the curse, attempts to stop it and how it has stayed alive.