Are The Cubs Cursed?

Are The Cubs Cursed?

Despite their seriously dedicated fan base, the Chicago Cubs have a storied history of losing. Until 2016, the major league baseball team hadn't been in the World Series since 1945. And they haven't won it all since 1908—that's more than a century. Some fans blame the losing streak on curses, and there are plenty of theories as to why the Cubs haven't won big in so long. Learn about the potential curses in the video below, and decide for yourself if the Cubs will ever prevail again.

A Brief History Of The Chicago Cubs' Curses

The curse of the billy goat might be the most famous.

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Cubs Curse Reversed?

Well, plenty of fans thought 2015 was the year, too...

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    The 1989 film "Back To The Future Part II" showed the Chicago Cubs winning the 2015 World Series. (0:01)

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    The Chicago Cubs' curse of the billy goat started in 1945. (0:53)

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    The ball Steve Bartman caught during a Chicago Cubs game was blown up on live television. (1:39)

The Last Of The Sports Curses

Do sports fans need curses to deal with their trauma? Welp, we're running out of them.

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from Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons

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