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Tracking this years Ex Cubs "curse " in the post season

There was a famous theory which I believe was first posited by Mike Royko that no team with 3 or more ex Cubs ever won a World Series and the team with most ex Cubs always lost to a team with fewer. it worked well until 2001 when when the Diamondbacks won the World Series with 3 ex Cubs. Never the less the curse seems to work more often than not ( another major exception where the 2009 Phillies) , this year it might appear the Rays and Brewers with 3 ex Cubs each are DOOMED particularly when there are few ex Cubs on other teams. As near as I can tell, the Yankees, Rangers, Phillies & Tigers have none ( I am only counting players who played at least one MLB game with the Cubs), The Cards & D'Backs have  have one

D'backs - Hank White

Cards- Riot

Brewers-McGehee, Hawkins, Hairston

Rays- Fuld, Farnsworth Cruz

I just hope the Curse works on Milwaukee , but not The Rays

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