A Bracket Idea For Your Pleasure

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We at WSD are about to set up a bracket to coincide with March Madness this year.  We’ll actually have 64 spots (maybe 68 depending on if we set up the play-ins) and need your help.  Please use our contact form to suggest baseball players who have sported the greatest Continue reading A Bracket Idea For Your Pleasure

A glance at the NL Central, position by position

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It has hit, that time in the offseason that the “itch” really starts to show up.  The convention is over and Spring Training is still a couple of weeks away, although it seems like a lifetime.  Even when it does begin and you have those first couple of weeks where Continue reading A glance at the NL Central, position by position

The Hollywood Balk of Fame

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Today we learned that at some point MLB and the players’ union agreed to officially include the “fake to third, throw to first” move in the balk rule.  Before now, the move was obviously meant to deceive the baserunner, though only the most unattentive of baserunners would fall for that. Continue reading The Hollywood Balk of Fame

Beta testers needed as we work on this blog theme

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Okay, here’s the deal… We need to get this blog theme optimized for World Series Dreaming fans.  Basically we need to figure out how to do WordPress code, set up the colors so they’re nice and pretty and Cubs-ish, and then to set up features and stuff that fans might Continue reading Beta testers needed as we work on this blog theme

Random Cubs Crap to Try At Wrigley: Top Ten Cubs Race Candidates

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The Washington Nationals, after Teddy Roosevelt FINALLY won a Presidents race in Washington, DC, have announced a new racing President: William Howard Taft.  Here’s part of the press release: Taft, our country’s 27th President, was always the opportunist, rising to the highest post in the land by always having his “plate Continue reading Random Cubs Crap to Try At Wrigley: Top Ten Cubs Race Candidates

Ricketts vs. Rooftops, or, The Man vs. the slightly smaller The Man

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It’s pretty rare that I ever side with “The Man” in any business argument, and yet here I am, siding with Tom Ricketts when it comes to his little border war with the Rooftop association. To be honest, however, this isn’t a case of “The Man” vs. small business. This Continue reading Ricketts vs. Rooftops, or, The Man vs. the slightly smaller The Man

INREHIFACT: The Plan

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If you have followed the Cubs at all in the past couple of seasons, you have probably heard about the plan at least once. The plan is spoken with the reverence of a sacred text by many that support the current regime and as if the words were liberal being Continue reading INREHIFACT: The Plan

The Chicago Cubs 42 Man Roster Needs to Get to 40, While Still Fixing a Glaring Hole

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I am not sure how closely you have been paying attention, but the Chicago Cubs have been making a number of free agent signings over the off season making their 40 man roster a mess, Their free agent signings did not stop last night when reports came out of the Continue reading The Chicago Cubs 42 Man Roster Needs to Get to 40, While Still Fixing a Glaring Hole

Who’s on First, Redux

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Now that the Cubs have agreed to sign Scott Hairston, there are a number of things that need to be done.  First the team has to figure out who to dump to make room for him and for Carlos Villanueva, who hasn’t been officially signed yet but was featured in the Cubs Continue reading Who’s on First, Redux

Maybe tomorrow you too can be a Cubs season ticket holder

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This is going to be short, but I was talking with Ivy who just got a call from the Cubs to see if she wanted to buy season tickets.  We were both confused because her spot in the season ticket wait list is 99206, just ahead of me at 106247. Continue reading Maybe tomorrow you too can be a Cubs season ticket holder