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Cubs fans find it hard to shed superstitions

...doesn't want to hear any talk about a billy goat curse or a Steve Bartman hex afflicting...out of steam."I am so sick of billy goats, sick of Bartman, it's all a...Seventy years after the owner of the Billy Goat Tavern put a curse on the Cubs when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-16/cubs-fans-find-it-hard-s
Wrigley Field returns to big stage

...throw out a runner?It's a place where a Bear was allowed on the field for the first National League game in 1916. A billy goat, however, got ejected during the 1945 World Series along with its angry owner, who placed a curse on the Cubs. And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-20/wrigley-field-returns-bi
Surprises could be in store in second half of MLB season

...Minnesota, which then begs the question: Can they hang on for the next 10 weeks? <0x2014>3. Bye to the Billy Goat?The Red Sox kicked the Curse of the Bambino with a self-proclaimed bunch of Idiots in 2004. Now the Cubs are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-16/surprises-could-be-store
Andretti family brushes aside notion of curse at Indy 500

...Curse is one of the most infamous curses in sports, up on the leaderboard with The Curse of The Bambino and Chicago's billy goat.Must be tough coming to Indy with that kind of legacy, right Mario?"We always look forward to it like you cannot imagine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/andretti-family-brus
Baseball Notes

...Sveum said.The significance of the goat, however, isn't lost on many. In 1945, a tavern owner named William "Billy Goat" Sianis tried to bring a goat to a World Series game, but was told his goat ? which had a ticket ? smelled too much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-11/baseball-notes
Drama teacher pushes pupils for best

...augustachronicle.com. ROY LEWIS OCCUPATION: Harlem High School drama teacher AGE: 50 FIRST PERFORMANCE: Baby Billy Goat Gruff in Three Billy Goats Gruff as a first-grader QUOTE: "Because you're from a small town doesn't mean you have to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/29/met_505760.shtml
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New director wants to work with communities

...the payments were a little different at times. "Many times I got chickens," she said. "Even a billy goat. My kids loved that billy goat. That was a great experience." Reach Tom Corwin at (706) 823-3213 or tom.corwin@augustachronicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/23/met_177851.shtml
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MLB power rankings

...Kansas City Royals 29 Mark Teahen has a torn labrum. Not good. 29. Washington Nationals 30 At least they have building blocks for success down the road. 30. Chicago Cubs 27 Somewhere the Billy Goat is laughing. And eating a tin can.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/10/bas_96123.shtml
Baseball
Power Rankings: Week 18

...27. Washington Nationals 29 This team could have a bright future if it makes good deals. 28. Chicago Cubs 27 The Billy Goat claims another season. 29. Pittsburgh Pirates 30 Kip Wells might be traded. Who would want him? 30. Kansas City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/30/bas_90857.shtml
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News you can use

Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include: TODAY 3 BILLY GOATS GRUFF: The show will begin at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. at Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/10/met_80825.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University