Chicagocubs1914

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Chasing dreams and baseballs outside of Wrigley Field...

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  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NBA Cleveland Cavaliers
  • NFL Cleveland Browns
  • NCAAF Ohio St. Buckeyes
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  • NHL Montreal Canadiens
  • Golf Lee Trevino
  • NASCAR Anyone who 'bumps' Jeff Gordon
Recent Activity
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Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 5:56p - 1 reply
Ha! BCB readers are anything but gentle...
Commented on Making A Case For Firing Theo Epstein on Apr 17 2014, 5:48p - 1 reply
I like it - Recraps and Reclaps.
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 3:32p - 1 reply
so you want a .500 team?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 1:58p - 1 reply
well, if you think the plan is crap, then I suppose you would prefer doom and gloom
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 1:20p - 2 replies
and I'll take the actions and efforts of a long-term baseball executive with a plan
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:42p - 2 replies
I heard he took up with some high heel from accounting - created quite a sandal at work...
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:39p
are we having fungus yet?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:25p
I did one of those as a comment here once. Wish I could remember what I wrote...
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:22p
I thought if you don't sign somebody, you lose the money for that slot
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:14p - 1 reply
agreed - he's got no sole...
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:12p - 1 reply
There's an interesting angle...
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 12:12p - 2 replies
You're a Cubs fan, for christsake - it's not supposed to be easy!
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 11:54a - 1 reply
...
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 9:53a
Do you really think "not built to win games in 2014" is the same thing as "failing on purpose"?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 9:48a - 4 replies
what "heat" are you talking about? Plaintive wails on internet sites? Rambling rants from Gordo?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 9:46a - 1 reply
Gimme a hell yeah!
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 5:49p - 1 reply
Oh I suppose if you go far enough back, you'd probably find a trace of Turk and/or Greek in there somewhere
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 5:33p
I'd cheer for him more if he'd ditch those silly thigh-bands.
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 5:27p
nope - 100% pure Bulgarian ballhawk feathers
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 5:10p - 2 replies
Impressive indeed, but don't forget Big Show is helping out quite a bit there
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 5:06p - 1 reply
that's Freedom fans...
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 4:50p - 2 replies
overran 2nd base - TOOTBLAN!
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 3:41p
Don't forget Captain Outrageous
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 3:37p - 1 reply
Have you no shame?
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 2:24p - 1 reply
you're going to 'try' that 'angle' again?
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 12:41p - 3 replies
No, I flew home.
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Feeling Taxed on Apr 15 2014, 10:39a
If I had stayed at Holiday Inn near Birmingham Sunday night, I would have told Creative to end the show like this...
Commented on WWE Raw results, recap, reactions from April 14, 2014: Stupid on Apr 15 2014, 9:39a - 3 replies
Ken-fucious say... When faced with miserable task, plan good escape route.
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Feeling Taxed on Apr 15 2014, 9:11a - 1 reply
There you go again...
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 14 2014, 3:41p
Please, have a heart - how about the Browns instead?
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 12:26p
Fair enough. Then every year, only one team's fanbase can claim success
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:54a - 2 replies
then he'll be an Al Slammich?
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:52a - 1 reply
#SharkForCloser
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:51a
well, I advocated for Prince Fielder for a long time.
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:48a - 3 replies
Thank you for a well-reasoned response. I grant you 20 of Deputy's BCB points - have yourself a couple of virtual beers.
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:24a
I dunno... maybe try being realistic?
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:13a - 2 replies
Actually, the bold part below...
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 11:10a - 1 reply
Well, it IS about money, but since you don't want to talk about that...
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 10:44a - 1 reply
Well, since we trotting out the same old tripe, might as well add this log to the fire - What Would You Do (or Have Done) Differently?
Commented on The State Of Being A Cubs Fan, April 2014 Edition on Apr 14 2014, 10:36a - 2 replies
it looks like the letters from building blocks that little kids play with
Commented on Cardinals 10, Cubs 4: Back To The Drawing Board on Apr 13 2014, 2:06p - 2 replies
If this (15% attendance drops) were to be the motivating factor behind making some sort of fundamental shift in business policy...
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Apr 12 2014, 8:21p - 1 reply
why not win both?
Commented on Cubs 6, Cardinals 3: Welington! on Apr 12 2014, 12:27p
I repeat - yeah, he had the nerve to change his mind. Bastard...
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 7:07p
this thread is
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 1:15p
Were they of the big yellow school bus variety?
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Apr 11 2014, 1:14p - 1 reply
He's the FTBNL in the Soriano deal - hope he works out...
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Apr 11 2014, 1:09p
then clearly you have no great expectations for this team...
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 1:05p - 1 reply
so why do you have to vote for one or the other?
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 1:04p - 1 reply
but would the overall revenue amount have been bigger?
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Apr 11 2014, 11:40a - 1 reply
I hope Batista is better in the movie than he is in the ring...
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 10:58a - 1 reply
agreed. Hope you know there was some serious sarcasm going on in my comment. Should have put the /s in there I guess...
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 10:12a - 1 reply
yeah, he had the nerve to change his mind. Bastard...
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 8:53a - 1 reply
It's the haircut - he's more aerodynamic now
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 10 2014, 9:03p - 1 reply
how many is a lot?
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 10 2014, 8:54p - 2 replies
oh man, those were the good ol' days...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 4:27p
NERDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 4:17p
...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 4:10p
and don't forget "Melody Hill" on the B-side...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 11:38a - 3 replies
a few years ago, I'd say around 75%. Now, it's more like 50-50. It's hell getting old...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 10:38a - 2 replies
watching the team of my current residence (Hawks) beat the team of my youth (Canadiens)
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 10:33a - 1 reply
I bet 15% of them do. They love coming out to a playground... :-)
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 10:07a
Truer words may never have been written
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 9:44a - 1 reply
Not defending the guy but just to balance things out a bit...
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 3:29p
probably should have done a little research before posting.
Commented on Cubs Broadcast Contracts: Are Deals Getting Close? on Apr 9 2014, 2:06p - 1 reply
Just get a pair of Google Glasses and "reverse the peephole"
Commented on Cubs Broadcast Contracts: Are Deals Getting Close? on Apr 9 2014, 1:51p - 3 replies
No Subject
Commented on Cubs vs. Pirates Preview, Tuesday 4/8, 7:05 CT on Apr 8 2014, 6:10p - 1 reply
BITCOIN for the win!
Commented on The Cubs Make Me Drink: A Photo Essay on Apr 8 2014, 6:08p
I've said this before and I'll say it again...
Commented on Chicago Cubs Finances: A 2020 Vision on Apr 8 2014, 6:03p
why not?
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Role Playing on Apr 8 2014, 1:14p
I like Penelope's end-zone celebration better...
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Role Playing on Apr 8 2014, 11:30a
agreed.
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Role Playing on Apr 8 2014, 9:24a
Erik, at least you usually have a good chance of Cubs baseball on your birthday
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Role Playing on Apr 8 2014, 9:20a - 2 replies
you got a stuttering problem?
Commented on MLB Bullets Was Late To The Game on Apr 7 2014, 9:35p - 1 reply
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