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Back to The Future II predicted it and 7 more reasons to hop on the Cubs bandwagon

Having one of the best pitchers in baseball certainly helps.

Some hardcore fans genuinely believe The Curse of the Billy Goat is the reason they haven’t won a World Series in 107 years.

Source: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert/YouTube

Cubs fan Steve Bartman was the focus of one of the great sports documentaries

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They have the best uniforms in major league baseball & have special Irish ones for St. Patrick’s Day

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Source: MLB

They play more afternoon games than any other MLB team making them perfect for Irish sports fans

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Wrigleyville has plenty of Irish bars including The Irish Oak and Johnny O’Hagan’s

Source: Wrigleyville

They have one of the best pitchers in baseball in Jake Arrieta

Source: MLB/YouTube

But don’t sleep on their young offence who know how to put runs on the board when they need to

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Their potential run to World Series success was predicted way back in 1989 by Back to the Future II

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The Chicago Cubs went home run crazy to set a new baseball record

Analysis: Flawless deception part of the reason the Patriots remain Super Bowl favourites

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