Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers concern that the crew will likely be dogged via a curse once they misplaced Game 2 of the National League Division Series towards the San Diego Padres.
After the crew suffered a 5-3 defeat to the Padres on Wednesday evening, which leveled the collection, crew lovers stated they consider the touchdown of a random goose at the taking part in box ushered in a new curse. The chicken was once flying round Dodgers Stadium prior to it made up our minds to get in at the motion and touched down as Dodgers hitter Gavin Lux controlled to get on base.
Play needed to be paused so the goose, which had settled down for its chicken’s-eye view of the sport, may well be stuck.
Groundkeepers ran onto the sphere to take away the goose, however there was once a second when it seemed as though the chicken would take flight for a higher view of the diamond.
A towel was once quickly positioned over the goose, and, with a swift scoop, it was once positioned in a bin and rushed from the sphere. But now not prior to lovers had taken to social media to claim that the goose’s interruption was once dangerous information for the Dodgers.
Lukas Weese of the Athletic web site tweeted: “If the Dodgers lose Game 2, it’s because they removed the goose. I don’t make the rules.”
With the Dodgers occurring to lose, lovers had been quickly on social media decrying the catching of the goose and pronouncing that this has spurred a new curse at the crew and ended their hopes of successful the MLB World Series.
One fan declared on Twitter: “If the goose thing had happened in 1920 and the Dodgers ended up losing they would have called it The Curse of the Goose and it would be blamed every time the Dodgers didn’t win the World Series.”
Another stated that there may well be a century of dangerous good fortune coming, tweeting: “Laugh now, but in 108 years Dodgers fans will be lamenting The Curse of the Billy Goose.”
A 3rd fan likened it to an notorious second in baseball historical past when a black cat were given concerned within the motion.
The individual tweeted: “In 1969, a black cat wandered in front of the Cubs dugout at Shea Stadium as Chicago lost a crucial late season game to the Mets. Today, a Goose landed on the field at Dodger Stadium. Another curse?”
A fourth fan was once satisfied that the Dodgers had been cursed: “An injured goose landed through Dodger Stadium, security removed it and then the Dodgers lost Game 2 of the NLDS. A new curse has been unlocked.”
Others consider that the remedy of the goose, which was once stuck with a blanket over its head and put into a bin, will come again to hang-out the Dodgers.
One frustrated Dodgers fan tweeted: “And so begins the curse of the goose. The dodgers will never win another World Series after the blatant disrespect of the rally goose.”
Dodgers lovers will now be hoping that their crew bounces again within the subsequent sport, as a defeat will simplest deliver extra cries about a curse and save you development to the following spherical of the playoffs.
Newsweek reached out to the Dodgers for remark.