Goat's Head Sent to Chicago Cubs Owner
'Curse' on team tied to goat legend
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 11, 2013 4:46 AM CDT
A person stands in front of ticket windows at Wrigley Field, Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Chicago.   (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

(Newser) – Chicago Cubs fans have long feared a curse on the team after a man with a goat was told to leave Wrigley Field during a 1945 championship game. Perhaps it was that story that prompted the delivery of a goat's head to the team's owner, Tom Ricketts, yesterday at the field. The package, which contained no note, was passed to cops, ESPN reports. "We're investigating it as an intimidating package," police said. The delivery comes amid a feud with locals over Wrigley Field renovations, ESPN notes.

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MPH0882
Apr 14, 2013 6:10 PM CDT
I don't believe in the goats head. They just need players who don't choke in big moments.
Ranch_Boy
Apr 11, 2013 12:27 PM CDT
There was a time when such pranks were handled as a prank. Now we have the cops involved?
Spudsy
Apr 11, 2013 11:06 AM CDT
When life gives you goat's head make Goat's Head Soup. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9WGVBcZH6g