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The Fabulous World of Joe "40,000" Murphy

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Note the paragraphaph on the right that says that William Sianis, founder of Chicago's Billy Goat Tavern and source of the famous curse on the Cubs, named a goat after 40,000. Note also the reference to his "big Irish smile." 40,000 was Lithuanian. He took an Irish name to get a job.

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