CHICAGO Goats that previously appeared at Chicago's Wrigley Field were alive and kicking.
But not Wednesday, when a goat's head was left in a box outside the home of the Cubs. The box was addressed to team chairman Tom Ricketts.
Ricketts is currently in negotiations with city officials and neighborhood business people about the $300 million renovation of Wrigley Field.
Cubs spokesman Julian Green says staff at Wrigley Field discovered the package and immediately called police.
Chicago police spokesman Officer Veejay Zala says Chicago police responded to a call around 2:30 p.m. indicating an "intimidating package" had been received. Zala would not elaborate, saying police are investigating.
The goat's head was delivered by an unidentified man driving an unmarked truck. There is surveillance video of the incident as it happened, CBS Chicago reports.
Chicago legend says a restaurant owner allegedly cursed the Cubs when they wouldn't let his pet goat into Wrigley Field during the 1945 World Series.
Last year, five Cubs fans - and a goat -in a bid to break the "Billy Goat Curse." The Cubs lost 101 games last season.