I Went to Spring Training and All I Got Was….A Lifetime of Memories

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  “The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays.”  -Lawrence Ritter   Yes, the late Lawrence Ritter, who wrote about economics, baseball, and often both, was absolutely correct.  Baseball is a game that builds its fortunes on the building blocks of its yesterdays.  It is Continue reading I Went to Spring Training and All I Got Was….A Lifetime of Memories

Cubs Practice Game #8: Ex-Cubs are everywhere!

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Today’s practice game was against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with Matt Garza facing off against former Cubs legend Ted Lilly.  Matt had himself a bad time in the second inning, loading the bases with some bad luck and hitting Juan Uribe before walking in a couple runs.  Tony Gwynn‘s kid Continue reading Cubs Practice Game #8: Ex-Cubs are everywhere!

Bo-Bo-Bosio

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The news has come in that the Cubs have hired Chris Bosio as their new pitching coach.  There’s a bit of nepotism here as Bosio and Dale Sveum knew each other since they were kids, and there’s also a random rumor out there that the Cubs may try to get Continue reading Bo-Bo-Bosio