(CBS)— Something of a ghoulish surprise arrived at the friendly confines today and people are wondering if it was a prank or something else.
At 2:30 p.m. at Gate K, police say a package containing a goat’s head was dropped off. It was addressed to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.READ MORE: Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of Drugging
Police were notified and called it a report of an “intimidating package.”
It came on a day when the Cubs faced a disappointment. Their 7 p.m. game with the Brewers was put off because of cold and rain in the forecast.READ MORE: Evanston Police Called To A Stabbing, Fatal Shooting Incident
Did all of this have something to do with the legendary day back in 1945 when restaurateur Billy Sianis brought a goat to Wrigley and got tossed out?
That led to Sianis barking out a curse that the Cubs would never win a World Series at Wrigley.MORE NEWS: Family Remembers Azul De La Garza, Young Woman Shot And Killed In West Elsdon, As 'Beautiful Soul' With A Future In Art
The goat’s head was delivered by an unidentified man driving an unmarked truck. There is surveillance video of the incident as it happened.