Cubs Happenings Since the Last Time We Had Time To Blog

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It’s been a very busy time for us real life folks, and it’s getting to the busy time in the offseason for the Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball, too.  After a stressful job as I try to reach dees keeds, and the shenanigans that happened just down the street Continue reading Cubs Happenings Since the Last Time We Had Time To Blog

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!

A Cubs MVP, With Sparkle

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A day after we lamented the Chicago Cubs losing out on some hardware (but who cares, they kinda won something bigger anyway), the Most Valuable Player awards were announced.  It was nice to have so many Cubs recognized for their achievements even if they didn’t win, including Theo Epstein, who Continue reading A Cubs MVP, With Sparkle

These Awards Shows…

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One major issue I have with the way the MLB awards shows have been presented lately is how they have to just drag everything out.  It takes an entire hour to figure out who won.  The talking heads keep doing their South Park Canadian mouth-flapping, the finalists have to do their Continue reading These Awards Shows…

Cubs All Over the Awards Landscape

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Do you remember last offseason, when the Chicago Cubs were very well represented in the awards shows?  This November, there are even more Cubs players and staff up for some hardware, and at some point we probably have to track Theo Epstein’s Hall of Fame case, too.  After all, he Continue reading Cubs All Over the Awards Landscape

2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Highlights

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Alas, we are done with Major League Baseball for the year, and in due time we will be looking into how the Chicago Cubs go about defending their World Series title.  In the offseason, we also have to look forward to some awards, like who will win the MVP, Cy Continue reading 2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Highlights

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