Donald Trump claims that the Cubs' ownership has 'a lot to hide'

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Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has bullied his way to the top of the race over recent months, and on Monday, he extended his reach into the world of professional sports.

Via his favorite medium -- Twitter -- Trump claims to have recently discovered that members of the Ricketts family, which owns the Chicago Cubs, has been "secretly spending $'s" against him. To which he responds: the family may have some skeletons in the closet.

Trump unfortunately couldn't resort to his trademark Twitter quip of calling them "losers," now that the team is projected to be among the best teams in the league in 2016. But this mysterious claim is interesting to say the least -- if there's any truth to it.

Ranking all 30 ballparks in the MLB

Ranking MLB stadiums
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Donald Trump claims that the Cubs' ownership has 'a lot to hide'

29. Rogers Centre, Toronto Blue Jays

The only things worse than this warehouse-looking place are the metric measurements on the outfield walls.


23. Angel Stadium, Los Angeles Angels

Nothin’ like some fake rocks in center field to really set the mood for a baseball game.


22. Progressive Field, Cleveland Indians

The fact that it’s no longer Jacobs Field bumps this down at least five spots.


21. Busch Stadium, St. Louis Cardinals

Can this place just stay out of the playoffs just once?


19. Chase Field, Arizona Diamondbacks

Center field is the deepest part of the stadium, guys. The wall doesn’t need to be that high.

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5. Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox

Relax, Fenway is definitely an amazing place to watch a game. But sitting directly behind a pole and/or facing the left-center field wall just isn’t always appealing.


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