This Day in History Entry #349

October 14th, 2015 by Wordsman

Tip your cap to the North Side’s own Cubs
One of baseball’s most woebegone clubs
Yes, by Bartman and goat
It’s misfortune they wrote
Good thing Clark Street’s got plenty of pubs

Event: The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers in Game 5 of the World Series. This would be the last World Series title for the Cubs in 107 years (BUT MAYBE THIS IS THEIR YEAR!)
Year: 1908
Learn more: 1908 World Series
Drought (sport)
Curse of the Billy Goat
Steve Bartman

IMPORTANT FACT: The two starting pitchers in that Game 5 were named Orval Overall and Wild Bill Donovan

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