Photo: the helmet the Cubs touch after hits

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The Cubs, as most baseball teams, are superstitious in many of their practices. Like one’s shooting form in basketball, good baseball plays need to become routine for successful teams.

The North Siders have a special way of encouraging batters to have successful at-bats. According to ESPN’s Jesse Rodgers, the Cubs touch the helmet of infielder Jonathan Herrera after hits.

Herrera supposedly started the tradition after seeing how often fellow infielder Starlin Castro rubs his head. Following each of his hits, Herrera would rub his head. The trend would later catch on with the rest of the locker room, according to the Cubs official message boards.

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