Sports Illustrated puts the ‘cover jinx’ on Cubs—again
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Well, there goes that. As if the Cubs don’t have enough curses to deal with in their 106-year World Series championship drought, now comes the Sports Illustrated cover jinx.
The national sports magazine put the Cubbies on one of their regional covers this week with an amazing down-the-third-base-line photo of the team celebrating Kris Bryant’s walk-off home run on Monday.
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 25, 2015
Remember this party? As Lou Piniella would say, SI likes to get all giggly about the Cubs. pic.twitter.com/9oOviqD3Q2
— jon greenberg (@jon_greenberg) August 25, 2015
— Brent Jones (@brentajones) August 19, 2015
— Chicago Cubs Memes (@CubMemes) August 25, 2015
The one that probably hurt most, was this one:
For those Cubs fans who are still worried about the jinx, consider this cover from a week ago:
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 19, 2015