Archive for June, 2006

Then and Now

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

I’m reading through “A Ball Player’s Career” which is the (ghost-written) autobiography of Adrian (Cap) Anson who was one of the best ball players and managers of the 19th century, a driving force behind the Chicago ball club’s success back then, and unfortunately one of the key figures in the drawing of baseball’s color line.
When […]

How Bad?

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

You want a barometer reading on how bad the Cubs are right now? - Mr. Patience has taken to calling Cub fans “lemmings”, Mad-Lib style.  Pot, meet kettle.
He even starts slinging out the Desipo-like Dusty “dude” jokes.  This is why I haven’t been blogging much lately, and why I gave up on the Game Logs […]

Suggestion

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

During the 7th inning stretch of the Detroit massacre today, my wife made the suggestion that the Cubs change the wording a little to “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”.  Instead of “…if they don’t win it’s a shame…”, it should go “…if they don’t win it’s the same…”
Someone should have let Prior […]