Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to you all. This year we have plenty to be thankful for. I want to start by saying thank you to each and every one of you who have read and shared this blog over the years. I want to thank the almost 21,000 of you who have Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

The Hateable Winners?

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For years, we fans of the Chicago Cubs have gotten used to the term “lovable losers” whenever the Cubs get brought up. We have been forced to listen to jokes where the Cubs are the punchlines, “Hey speaking of losers…” and the hits kept on coming. Every year when the Continue reading The Hateable Winners?

A World Series Dream Come True

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It has been a few days since the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, and I am still flying as high as ever. This was a day I knew would happen one day, but I was never sure when that day would come. But today, we Cubs fans stand united Continue reading A World Series Dream Come True

Welcome to the Cubs World Series Parade!

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Today was a day that was 108 years in the making. A parade celebrating the Chicago Cubs World Series Championship! Can you tell the fans are excited to get into Grant Park? The gates to Grant Park are officially open! #cubsparade #Cubs pic.twitter.com/ubHkeYohwW — David Kaplan (@thekapman) November 4, 2016 Continue reading Welcome to the Cubs World Series Parade!

World Series Game Seven: Time to Reign

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Game seven. Winner take all. Today was one of those days that you thought would never end. A day which just continued to drag. The anticipation of World Series Game seven was all that was on out minds from the 27th out last night to the first pitch tonight. This Continue reading World Series Game Seven: Time to Reign

World Series Game 3: A Dream Come True

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Five years ago, I became a season ticket holder. Ironically, that coincided perfectly with the Chicago Cubs hiring Theo Epstein. So my family and I literally go in on the ground floor of “the plan” to turn the Cubs into consistent contenders. Over these five years there have been plenty Continue reading World Series Game 3: A Dream Come True

Cubs Are Going to the World Series! How Did We Get Here?

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“Lovable Losers”, “The Doormat of the National League” are just two terms used to describe the Chicago Cubs over the past several years. That is no longer the case, as the Cubs are now heading to the World Series for the first time in 71 years! Fans may not remember Continue reading Cubs Are Going to the World Series! How Did We Get Here?

NLCS: Can We PLEASE Just Enjoy the Series?

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After what can only be described as two simply great games to start the National League Championship Series, the headlines are not really what you would expect. You would think Miguel Montero’s go ahead grand slam in the eighth inning of game one, or the pitching dominating game two, the Continue reading NLCS: Can We PLEASE Just Enjoy the Series?

NLCS Game 1: Talking Javy.. Miggy and his slam

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There were a number of star efforts for the Chicago Cubs today as they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first game of the National League Championship Series 8-4. Jon Lester threw a gem and Dexter Fowler flashed the leather. With the game tied 3-3 in the eighth, the Continue reading NLCS Game 1: Talking Javy.. Miggy and his slam

NLCS: The Time Has Come

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The time has come. Tonight at 7:08 central time, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers square off in game one of the National League Championship Series. There are so many storylines that come into play. Andrew Friedman vs Joe Maddon The Cubs might not be having the success they Continue reading NLCS: The Time Has Come