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Cubs Fan Pranks Pirates By Changing Sign To Say 'Let's Go Cubs'

By Kate Shepherd in News on Oct 7, 2015 7:40PM


The Cubs are looking for their first playoff win in 12 years tonight in the NL wild card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. One Cubs super fan reportedly decided to let Pittsburgh know how motivated his team is with a fantastic prank.

A Cook County police officer told a Sun-Times reporter that he snuck into an office building across from the Pittsburgh Pirates' PNC Park and re-arranged the letters in their "Let's Go Bucs" sign to say "Let's Go Cubs:"

Superstitious Cubs fans feel like the universe is giving them more good signs about their team's chances in the winner takes all game, according to NBC. The official first pitch is scheduled for 7:08 p.m. CST, which is 19:08 in military time. The Cubs last won the World Series in 1908.

And that's not all. The date of the game is 10/7, and it's been 107 years since the victorious 1908 World Series.

The Cubs released the star-filled starting lineup for tonight's game and it looks very promising with Cy Young-award contender Jake Arrieta pitching and possible Rookie of the Year Kris Bryant in left field. You can read the entire lineup on the Cubs site.

[H/T Sun-Times]