WATCH: Stephen Colbert kicks out goat on ‘Late Show’ in support of Chicago Cubs

If you’re unfamiliar with the "Curse of the Billy Goat" that’s vexed the team for decades, Colbert explains in the video.

But so is a World Series win. On Friday night Jon Lester will take the bump for Chicago against John Lackey in St. Louis in Game 1 of the NLDS.

Young Cubs fan gets Arrieta's face shaved into his head; Arrieta approves