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Clark Addison

  • joined Mar 17, 2008
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My Ron Santo Story

http://www.ehanauer.com/www.ehanauer.com/Blog/Entries/2010/12/14_Ron_Santo_1940-2010.html So many words have been written about Ron Santo's life and death that there isn't much I can add. Except...

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RIP Johnny Schmitz

Johnny Schmitz died last weekend at age 90 in his hometown of Wausau, Wisconsin.  He was the Cubs' premiere left handed pitcher of the late 1940s.  He won 18 games for the last place Cubs in 1948....

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I've posted a story about a personal encounter with Ron Santo on my blog: http://www.ehanauer.com/www.ehanauer.com/Blog/Entries/2010/12/14_Ron_Santo_1940-2010.html

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What it Means to be a Cub

WGN went to the well once too often with its "What it Means to be a Cub" program Sunday night.  According to it, Cubs history began in 1969 and ended in 2003.  The theme seemed to be that getting...

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Vineline Bradley story

I'll bet Vineline wishes that print media had a delete button.  There's a sympathetic story about Bradley in there, citing the difficulties of first year free agents in Chicago.  It draws a...

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Lose the basket

DLee hit number 32 into the basket today, but even he probably will have to admit it was a cheap home run.  The Cinci lfer had a bead on it and probably would have caught it had the basket not been...

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Bush League

Was anybody else offended besides me last night, as the Padres celebrated their 1984 pennant with the Cubs in town?  I watched the fiasco on San Diego TV because I refused to go to the game.   W...

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San Diego beatwriter on Peavy talks

Below is a link to the San Diego Union Tribune's beat writer regarding the Peavy talks.  Sounds like Hendry is standing firm, and has taken Marshall off the table.  Lou agrees.  That's good news....

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Watching Kerry's 20 strikeout game

on DVD.  In honor of his leaving.  Who would have thought the highlight of his career would come in his fifth major league game?  His curveball was unhittable.  Too bad his elbow ligament was...

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The R word

How will the economic meltdown affect baseball and the Cubs? We've already seen the effect on the sale of the team, with the billion dollar price tag a forgotten memory.   What about season...

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Some Cubs-Sox conclusions

I think Lou has brought a level of maturity to the Cubs.  They now act like they expect to win, just like the Yankees used to.  There are still joyous celebrations like after A-ram's walkoff homer,...

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Alumni news

This post contained an article completely copied/pasted from another source. There wasn't a single word written by the poster, so I deleted all of it. This is just another reminder: you can't do...

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Alumni news

From the San Diego Union Tribune: Padres C Michael Barrett, bothered by a sprained right elbow ligament, threw before the game and could go on a rehab assignment soon. ...  Former Cubs' pitcher...

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A true hero

Today's ballplayers are the most skilled ever to play the game.  So many of them, however, are spoiled kids who never grew up.  Lou Brissie pitched 7 years in the majors, after world war II combat...

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