Reading Baseball: Breaking the Curse of the Cubs

Mar 30, 2015

There are high hopes for the Chicago Cubs as the 2015 Major League Baseball season gets ready to open.

But, as baseball fans know, some believe Chicago's lovable losers have a curse hanging over the franchise that has kept the team from making the World Series since 1945.  In his latest edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson tells us how the Cubs can take a page out of the Pittsburgh Pirates book on how to break curses.

Reading Baseball is a series of essays and commentaries by Richard "Pete" Peterson, the author of Pops: The Willie Stargell Story, Growing Up With Clemente, and editor of The St. Louis Baseball Reader