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  • joined Mar 17, 2008
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Exorcising "Demons"

My last Cubs poem was written very late into the night following that most infamous and regrettable of games that we would love to forget; but unfortunately gets woven in the fiery depths of our...

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Opening Day Poem

After spending time in Texas with the USAF and completing school in San Marcos, I returned home to Chicago in the late Seventies at long last.  Suffering from major Cubs and Wrigley Field...

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Cub Power 2008 - A New Century Rising!

Baseball Musings just posted a review of the Cubs projected lineup production for this year that looks very promising:http://www.baseballmusings.com/archives/024657.php

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A few L.D.B., Casey, & Ernie Quotes en route to October

"Bear" repeating just in case we get too serious and hypertensive in the final stretch:I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an...

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Brood Crude Poll

Wrigley Field North references do not play well in Cheeseheadland.  The SB Nation site for our Northerly Neighbors is usually a place that I enjoy  perusing, if only to check on the current milk...

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"My Right Arm" - a Kerry Wood article

by Buzz Bissinger, NY Times, June 3, 2007 appeared in the NYT Play Magazine section:http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/sports/playmagazine/0603play-wood.html?ex=1339560000&en=1b7292...

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Cubs Fans, Stephen King & Stephen Crane

After reading some of the latest BCB diaries, yet again, bemoaning the Cubs latest, and historical, woe-is-us, this team REALLY sucks laments, I turned to a book by Stephen King & Stewart O'Nan...

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Relief for Relief Pitching NOW!

Remember the old Alka Seltzer commercial (well some of you may not): "Relief is just a swallow away!", is what their caricature "Speedy Alka Seltzer" would pitch.  Well, this is exactly what the...

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Ron Santo BELONGS IN COOPERSTOWN!

Al,Thank you for your tremendously inspiring and laudatory account of my favorite Cubs player of all time!  Yes, I will ALWAYS acknowledge that Ernie IS Mr. Cub, but as one of our posts indicated,...

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Jack Quinlan: Forgotten Greatness

Before there was Harry Carey, Steve Stone, and Ron and Pat calling Cubs games for WGN, THE man in the booth was Jack Quinlan, a voice and human being beyond stellar in his spirit and the scope of...

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Cubs' Championship Building "Chances" & Decision Making

Thank you TribCo!  I am usually using a critical and often satirical approach to coping with my unrequitted love and devotion for the Cubs.  However, as Al has often eloquently, and persuasively...

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Why the Cubs keep losing & losing out

to more baseball saavy organizations is clearly evident when you read the recent (August 2006 I believe)interview with Ned Colletti.  I am proud to say that Ned graduated from East Leyden HS in...

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Blowin' In the Wind...Time for a New Name for Cubs?

I apologize in advance for re-posting this; however, in my anguish over the latest blunderous news from tribcoland, I failed to attach my post to the correct diary that Al wanted on Lou P.After...

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Let's Get Some Relief

We sat thru the torture of another Cubs pathetic showing on the field.  Also had to endure the added insults of classless striped beast fans from the Mowdown City--hard to believe these tasteless...

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Best Cubs Moment, Part Two

Cubs Saturday Clinching 2003 Central Division Championship Doubleheader & Billy Williams' Day, June 29, 1969!Cubs hosted the hated Cardinals in a doubleheader. Cards players were boasting before...

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Someday...

OK, so maybe this team really does stink. But, as my brother always reminds me, "What do you expect-they're the Cubs!?"So, to focus on all of the never-ending cliches of hopes, promises, and...

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Groundhog Day

From Webster's College Dictionary: "February 2,

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