Goat head delivered to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts
Friday, April 12, 2013
Wednesday at 2:30pm Chicago local time, a goat's head was delivered for owner at his office in . The head was dropped off at Gate K by the unidentified male driver of a van, reportedly not by a member of the .
Thewere notified of the incident, and are investigating. The driver of the truck was recorded on surveillance video.
In 1945, when the Cubs last competed in Major League Baseball's , Chicago restaurant owner was ejected from Wrigley Field during the World Series after trying to bring a goat into the stadium. Following the incident, Sianis is alleged to have cursed the team, vowing they would never win the championship again. The incident has become part of Chicago Cubs' fan lore.
The day of the incident, the Chicago Cubs game versus thewas postponed due to weather. The Cubs organization is also in negotiations with the city of Chicago over possible renovations to Wrigley Field.
- Jesse Rogers. "Goat's head sent to Wrigley Field" — , April 11, 2013
- Matt Snyder. "Cubs owner Tom Ricketts receives package with goat's head inside" — , April 10, 2013
- Mike Parker. "Package With Goat’s Head Delivered To Wrigley" — , April 10, 2013