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Bill Murray explained his unsuccessful efforts to bring the Cubs good luck on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Bill Murray, Jimmy Kimmel talk about NLCS Game 2

Bill Murray, noted Cubs fan, was in the stands at Citi Field on Sunday night and watched his team drop Game 2 of the NLCS to the Mets, 4-1. On Monday night, he went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! -- whose titular host is doing shows in Brooklyn all week and threw out the first pitch at Citi on Saturday -- to explain the different ways he unsuccessfully tried spurring the Cubs to victory.

Watch the interview below to hear Murray, in full Commedia dell'Arte regalia, hypothesize why, maybe, rubbing the lineup card all over his body did not bring Chicago luck. 

But as Murray explained in the beginning, he's all for the Mets winning at Citi Field -- for now.

"I believe in the words of the song, that you 'root, root, root for the home team and if they don't win, it's a shame.' And I feel, as a real baseball fan, that the ideal scenario is for each home team to win all its games, until the seventh game and then we decide… ¿Quien es mas macho?"
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