Don't curse the darkness. Light a candle. Do you believe in curses? Performing actors won't dare to ever utter the word Macbeth. Emerging star athletes are fright to have their likeness on a cover of Sports Illustrated or a Madden NFL video game. Chicago's south side fans lived with the Black Sox scandal for eighty-five years while their north-side rivals needed 108 to resolve the Billy Goat curse. The eventual exorcism of the Curse of the Bambino propagated four World Series championships for the Red Sox nation. The 1940 curse, which plagued the New York Rangers, ended on June 14, 1994. This true story chronicles the unexpected odyssey which culminated in these ordinary fans partaking in one of sports most cherished traditions.