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Friday, May 27

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Two signs well known to Cubs fans, cheering on the Cubs in Latin and showing how many years since the team has won the division, pennant and World Series, are currently missing from their Sheffield perch. The Trib reports that the Eamus Catuli sign will return, but the numbers may not.

If the numbers return, they should be AC0366103. Here are the signs in 2011, photographed by Niklas Hellerstedt:

The Lakeview Baseball Club, Chicago

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