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Ruby at the World Series!

So there’s a ball game here in Chicago this weekend …

The Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945

The Curse of the Billy Goat: The Chicago Cubs have not been in the World Series since 1945. Many believe that the team was cursed during game four of the 1945 World Series by Billy Goat Tavern owner, Billy Sianis. Sianis was kicked out of game four because his goat was bothering other fans. Outraged, Sianis cursed the Cubs and claimed that they would never play in another World Series again …and until this year, they haven’t. 

47 Comments

  1. Dory and the Mama
    October 28, 2016 / 5:26 am

    OMD…What a scary ghost story!! We have our paws crossed for the Cubbies!!Smileys!Dory, Jakey, Arty & BilboPeeEss..come check out our No Tricks just Treats for Shelters today!!

  2. Jeanne Pursell
    October 28, 2016 / 8:49 am

    A little bird told me that the Cubs did well against that "other" team! Way to go Ruby!!

  3. Mark Muller
    October 28, 2016 / 9:15 am

    maybe the curse is eliminated now and the cubs are cuse-free now… nothing lasts furever not even a curse…or at least I hope so :O)

  4. Momma Kat and Her Bear Cat
    October 28, 2016 / 1:04 pm

    Have fun, Ruby!

  5. Sherri Telenko
    October 28, 2016 / 1:09 pm

    According to that story, I think you should fear tavern owners, not goats. So, the cubs are a baseball team, right? Very cute photos.

  6. Madi and Mom
    October 28, 2016 / 1:51 pm

    Ruby what a fun fun fun weekend and OMCS 1945…that is a very very long time…I know this because my mom is older than dirt and she wasn't even born in 1945. mOLMOLplease don't tell her I said this.Hugs madi your bfff

  7. Idaho PugRanch
    October 28, 2016 / 2:59 pm

    We are big Cub fans! Mom's son became a fan back in the days of Ryne Sandberg, Andre Dawson. He is just beside himself with excitement! GO CUBS!husMr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  8. Casey
    October 28, 2016 / 3:36 pm

    We're cheering for Cleveland, sorry, but it's going to be an exciting series!

  9. Emma
    October 28, 2016 / 3:53 pm

    Good luck to your team!

  10. ♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥
    October 28, 2016 / 4:35 pm

    We look forward to your reports, Ruby!!! And good luck to the Cubs – we hope they win!!!Woos – Lightning and Misty

  11. Golden Daily Scoop
    October 28, 2016 / 4:36 pm

    How exciting! Since our beloved Red Sox didn't make it we are cheering for the Cubs!!

  12. Two French Bulldogs
    October 28, 2016 / 6:13 pm

    Go CubbiesLily & Edward

  13. Hindy Pearson
    October 28, 2016 / 6:17 pm

    Have fun little cutie!

  14. Bella Roxy & Macdui
    October 28, 2016 / 6:59 pm

    Good luck! Love the curse of the Goat…lol!

  15. The Menagerie Mom
    October 28, 2016 / 7:10 pm

    I don't follow baseball much anymore, but it sure is exciting that your home team is going to the World Series, Ruby! Have a wonderfully fun weekend!

  16. Nichole Burke
    October 28, 2016 / 7:13 pm

    Good luck! Us Red Sox fans are pulling for you!

  17. Pawesome Cats
    October 28, 2016 / 8:56 pm

    Ruby is the cutest fan… hope your team does well!

  18. Three Chatty Cats
    October 28, 2016 / 9:17 pm

    Oh my gosh, Ruby! You got to go to the World Series?!?

  19. Brian
    October 28, 2016 / 10:31 pm

    That is super cool beautiful Ruby!

  20. Frankie Furter and Ernie
    October 28, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    OMD OMD OMD RUBY… we don't hardly know What to do… we have been Cleveland Indians Fans ALL OUR LIVES… butt BOTH the Cubs and the Indians… DESERVE to WIN. It has been YEARS and YEARS for BOTH teams and they have both played SUPER BALL… Let's just Shake Paws and ENJOY the Fabulous Games.

  21. The Island Cats
    October 28, 2016 / 11:14 pm

    Good luck to your Cubbies, Ruby.

  22. Jean Dion
    October 28, 2016 / 11:40 pm

    I hadn't heard that goat story before! That's a wild one. Have fun at the game, and snack on a snack for us!Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

  23. Caren Gittleman
    October 29, 2016 / 2:51 am

    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO TRIBE!!DakotasDen

  24. HAPPY HAZEL
    October 29, 2016 / 5:44 am

    Cutest sports reporter Ruby! 😀 Hope you have a fantastic weekend! <3

  25. Molly and Mackie
    October 29, 2016 / 4:00 pm

    We are rooting for your Cubs, Ruby!

  26. Jans Funny Farm
    October 29, 2016 / 4:59 pm

    Sounds like the goat "curse" has been broken.

  27. Princely Paws
    October 30, 2016 / 11:43 am

    looks like Ruby had a ball of a time

  28. meowmeowmans
    October 30, 2016 / 4:03 pm

    Hiya, Ruby! Good luck to your Cubbies!

  29. Sweet Purrfections
    October 30, 2016 / 5:45 pm

    Interesting about the Billy Goat curse. Our South Carolina Gamecocks had a story of a chicken curse.

  30. Janet Keefe
    October 30, 2016 / 9:51 pm

    Living in the Northeast, we know what curses are all about, but the Red Sox finally broke theirs! Good luck to your team!Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

  31. Ruth Epstein
    October 30, 2016 / 10:09 pm

    Have fun Ruby. I heard about the Billy Goat Curse on the TV and giggled

  32. Cathy Armato
    October 30, 2016 / 10:37 pm

    Ha Ha!! I was so happy to see the Cubs back in a world series! I know almost nothing about baseball but I know enough to be happy for them! After tonight (Sunday) they'll either stay in it or be out so big night for them! Ruby is witnessing history!Love & biscuitsDogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

  33. Cathy Armato
    October 30, 2016 / 10:39 pm

    Ha Ha!! I was so happy to see the Cubs back in a world series! I know almost nothing about baseball but I know enough to be happy for them! After tonight (Sunday) they'll either stay in it or be out so big night for them! Ruby is witnessing history!Love & biscuitsDogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

  34. Robin Mudge
    October 31, 2016 / 12:53 am

    Maybe if a goat could be the cause of a curse, an adorable dog can be what breaks the curse. 🙂 It is really cool that so many ball parks are becoming pet friendly. I hope it was a fun game! -Purrs from your friends at http://www.PlayfulKitty.net

  35. Heartprints Pets
    October 31, 2016 / 1:26 am

    Aw, Ruby, that's so awesome that you can go to the World Series!! Go CubS!

  36. Christine Caplan
    October 31, 2016 / 1:44 am

    As a Chicago native that spent many summers at Wrigley Field – I am cheering the team ON! When did the stadium become dog friendly? WHAT FUN!!!!!! Boy I missed out on that!

  37. Katie A.
    October 31, 2016 / 3:24 am

    It's really cool that you get to go! Have fun 🙂

  38. Daily Dog Tag
    October 31, 2016 / 4:41 am

    I think it is awesome that you got to go! I like that both haven't won in a long time, that will make it sweeter for the winner and the second place team should be proud that they were so close.

  39. Tenacious Little Terrier
    October 31, 2016 / 7:33 am

    How neat Ruby! Mr. N has not been to a big sporting event yet. I think he would disapprove of the yelling lol!

  40. Lindsay Pevny
    October 31, 2016 / 8:15 am

    This looks like a blast, I love your photos, too!

  41. Kimberly Freeman
    October 31, 2016 / 11:18 am

    What a great piece of trivia. Thanks so much

  42. Jana Rade
    October 31, 2016 / 7:21 pm

    I hope that was a lot of fun for you!

  43. Bobbi and Gracie
    October 31, 2016 / 11:05 pm

    What fun, Ruby!! And you look marvelous!!

  44. Elizabeth Keene
    November 1, 2016 / 1:11 am

    Really? You've been at the games??? SO jealous! I'm pulling for the Cubs, too; just because I love Chicago so much (was there this summer). I had no idea about the goat curse! Hope it's broken (if it was even a thing to begin with)!

  45. Spencer the Goldendoodle
    November 1, 2016 / 9:56 pm

    BOL, how awesome you are at Wrigley Park! Good luck to the Cubs, we are rutting for them! 🙂

  46. Jackie Bouchard
    November 3, 2016 / 4:33 am

    I'm watching the game right now, Ruby and it sure looks like your team is about to win! (Unless I just jinxed them…….)

  47. Madi and Mom
    November 4, 2016 / 6:39 pm

    YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY YOUR CUBS WON!! WE ARE SO HAPPY FOR YOUHUGS MADI YOUR BFFF AND MOM

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