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You've goat to be kidding, Cleveland ... fans are trolling the Cubs

Fans with goats on leashes are roaming around the stadium in advance of the Cubs-Indians World Series.
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Make no mistake about it, fans in Cleveland aren't roaming through downtown with goats to celebrate the beginning of another season with LeBron James, who some consider the NBA GOAT – Greatest of All Time.

These fans with hoofed friends are trolling the Chicago Cubs, who haven't won a World Series since 1908 and haven't been to the Fall Classic since they were hit by the "Curse of the Billy Goat" during the 1945 World Series.

As History.com remembers, the curse struck after one fan with a goat at Game 4 of the '45 Series was asked to leave because his goat was stinking up Wrigley Field.

On his way out, the fan, a local tavern owner named Billy Sianis, yelled out: "The Cubs ain’t gonna win no more! The Cubs will never win a World Series so long as the goat is not allowed in Wrigley Field."

The Cubs lost that series to the Detroit Tigers and haven't been back since – until now.

Meanwhile, here's to hoping Karl-Anthony Towns is someday the GOAT.

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