The Chicago Cubs have a quaint tradition at Wrigley Field (no, not the urine smell and rats, Ozzie) to tell the neighborhood about the Cubs’ latest exploits. When the Cubs win, they fly a “W” flag over the Wrigley Field scoreboard.
When they lose, a well-worn “L” flag takes the same spot.
According to the DAILY HERALD, the Cubs organization has started up their occasional internal discussions where someone becomes deeply concerned that the “L” flag looks more like this:
Therefore, some people within the organization apparently want to ditch the “L” flag but keep the (highly popular merchandise item) “W” flag. Perhaps they’re worried that’s what has the potential buyers worried about the inflated Wrigley price.