Eamus Catuli sign may return, numbers may not

Building owner says he’s reconsidering the numbers marking the years of Cubs futility

A familiar Wrigleyville sign recalling the Cubs‘ futile past may itself be a thing of the past.

The well-known “Eamus Catuli!” sign and nearby numbers high atop the Lakeview Baseball Club building beyond Wrigley Field‘s right-field wall have been taken down for rooftop repairs, and the numbers may not be back.

Mark Schlenker, part of the ownership group that bought the building and business out of bankruptcy in January, said Thursday that while “Eamus Catuli” likely will return, the numbers marking the years since the Cubs last won a division, pennant and World Series are being reconsidered.

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