Erniehr

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That's it – a great game in a great year for the White Sox that all fell apart one Sunday afternoon in Baltimore.
Commented on MLB Bullets Goes For The Kill Shot on Apr 19 2014, 9:24a - 1 reply
Don't know, but I saw Ted beat out a little roller to short as he faced the shift in a night game at Comiskey.
Commented on MLB Bullets Goes For The Kill Shot on Apr 19 2014, 8:49a - 1 reply
The great Lou Boudreau, who made the shift famous against Ted Williams, said he devised it mostly for psychological advantage.
Commented on MLB Bullets Goes For The Kill Shot on Apr 18 2014, 8:40p - 1 reply
for Not a second before the Super-Two deadline for this year
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 10:56a
Don't be so quick to give yourself a pat on the back, because you're still misquoting me and misrepresenting what I said.
Commented on Doug Glanville Has a Great Article in the Atlantic on Apr 18 2014, 9:11a
Maybe the same as MacPhail & Lynch?
Commented on Making A Case For Firing Theo Epstein on Apr 17 2014, 10:54p
Agreed on all counts. If Theo goes, it'll be entirely his own decision.
Commented on Making A Case For Firing Theo Epstein on Apr 17 2014, 7:33p
I'm sure many of us understood sometime late this winter that Theo's reign likely would end badly,
Commented on Making A Case For Firing Theo Epstein on Apr 17 2014, 5:50p - 2 replies
As I said, Glanville's anger at the cop's slight is completely understandable.
Commented on Doug Glanville Has a Great Article in the Atlantic on Apr 17 2014, 9:59a - 2 replies
Here's another double-zip from 6/27/62 – What a year!
Commented on Yankees 3, Cubs 0: Yes, Masahiro Tanaka Is That Good on Apr 16 2014, 7:39p - 1 reply
Casual insults of the unintentional variety often hurt more than intentional put-downs,
Commented on Doug Glanville Has a Great Article in the Atlantic on Apr 16 2014, 6:59p - 1 reply
The term "naming rights" may be a legalism of the 1970's or '80's, but the concept is as old as pro sports itself...
Commented on How the Cubs sale to the Tribune almost didn't happen on Apr 14 2014, 3:55p - 1 reply
You may be right about the price, but I have no doubt that WF naming rights were an important part of the sale.
Commented on How the Cubs sale to the Tribune almost didn't happen on Apr 13 2014, 9:45p - 1 reply
Oh, The Places They'll Go!
Commented on Fans line up for bleacher seats at Wrigley, 1965 on Apr 13 2014, 9:33a
Nothing except a probable gentlemen's agreement to play in perpetuity at Beautiful Wrigley Field.
Commented on How the Cubs sale to the Tribune almost didn't happen on Apr 12 2014, 4:59p - 1 reply
Cashner, Baez, Donaldson: Those first-round picks of the Hendry-Wilken era look better all the time.
Commented on Cashner on Apr 12 2014, 12:25p - 2 replies
All in the great tradition of countless other Chicagoans...
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 5:31p
The original blue color undoubtedly lies intact under several layers of red paint and the coal dust you mention.
Commented on Thomas Kinkade Wrigley Field Artwork Unveiled on Apr 7 2014, 11:15p
The artist picked a nice process blue for the marquee, and maybe that was the color in 1939.
Commented on Thomas Kinkade Wrigley Field Artwork Unveiled on Apr 7 2014, 8:39p - 1 reply
In that short excerpt, Shea points to some of the reasons that winning baseball will forever be a secondary issue at Mr. Wrigley's glorious albatross.
Commented on Book Review: 'Wrigley Field: The Long Life & Contentious Times Of The Friendly Confines' on Apr 7 2014, 2:24p - 1 reply
Although last night's game looked like something out of the early season '97 playbook,
Commented on Cubs need a veteran leader that knows how to win on Apr 3 2014, 9:51a - 1 reply
Too bad Roseanne wasn't around to sing the National Anthem on this solemn occassion.
Commented on MLB Bullets Salutes Fashion on Apr 2 2014, 3:01p - 1 reply
So bad that most of the get well wishes Pat reads will be from shut-ins to players and fans at Wrigley Field.
Commented on The Cubs are so bad... (How bad are they?) on Mar 30 2014, 3:18p
Great post.
Commented on Fan Foils By The Numbers: Sam Zell on Mar 29 2014, 12:50p - 1 reply
Why a villain?
Commented on Fan Foils By The Numbers: Sam Zell on Mar 29 2014, 12:19p
In the wonderful world of Wrigley Field walk-offs, Alex was the king.
Commented on Fan Foils By The Numbers: Alex Gonzalez on Mar 22 2014, 3:27p
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