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TEN YEARS MAN!

Ten years is a long time. I have some very strong thoughts about Steve Bartman and the way Cubs fans treated him. Maybe you agree, maybe you don’t. Read them here. Then there was the time Dan Patrick got pranked … Continue reading

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MLB’s Best Uniforms: The Poor Padres Never Stood a Chance

Watch out Cubbies, here come the Friars!!!! Two of my favorite ESPN writers, Paul Lukas and Jim Caple have put together a fun little bracket: “Which team has MLB’s best uniforms?” Sadly, the tournament is for current unis, so the … Continue reading

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BICYCLE! BICYCLE! BICYCLE! I Want to Ride My…

One of my favorite non-baseball photos ever taken on a baseball field. Just incredible. From Andy Gray, that’s Jose Cardenal riding an antique bike before a May 1975 Cubs-Astros game. The bike, the unis, the stirrups, the hair… so good. … Continue reading

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Poor Jed Hoyer…

This really cracks me up. As the Chicago Tribune describes it: When clips of the new NBC sci-fi show “Revolution” debuted online this spring, a scene set in Chicago depicted some of the show’s characters walking past an abandoned Wrigley … Continue reading

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The Silent Cubs Assassin

How long do you think the “U” has been plotting the takeover of that helmet? Been playing second fiddle to the “C” for over a century. Not last night, not for one at-bat. -bp [via]

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The 2012 Cubs Season Tickets are Amazing

These are sick. Love them. I’m a baseball card junkie, so I see this and I start salivating. This is what season tickets should look like. Love it. Padres should do this. Take notes, Garfinkel. Not that I’m particularly proud … Continue reading

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Must Have for a Die-Hard Cubs Collector

Huggins & Scott Auctions – Hey Hey! Braving the Chicago elements during the 1950s, a Cubs player wore this jacket during cold weather contests. The lengthy blue satin-like button-down garment features a “CUBS” logo sewn to the left breast in … Continue reading

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ESPN Chicago: Who Needs Prince Fielder When You’ve Got Anthony Rizzo?

No pressure, kid. -bp

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Yeah, Yeah, Yeah… Theo Says Thanks.

A full page thank-you from Theo to Boston in the Globe. Everybody in Boston seems to be all butt-hurt by this, like it was some sort of condescension move by Theo. Grow up, Boston. Be thankful he ended your curse. I think … Continue reading

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How Does Theo Epstein to the Cubs Affect the Padres?

Well, sources are saying that this Theo Epstein to the Cubs is finally a done deal. There was tons of speculation last night that it was about to go down, but nobody could confirm that the Red Sox/Cubs/Theo combo had … Continue reading

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