It’s OK to Have Fun In Baseball

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The Chicago Cubs are still in spring training, where most of the games are meaningless in so far as the results don’t matter so much as the process.  As long as nobody gets hurt and everyone gets their work in, it will all be okay come Opening Day. In other Continue reading It’s OK to Have Fun In Baseball

Fun With the Cubs and Photoshop

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This post idea stemmed from an admission from the New York Times that they had a contingency cover in place for if the Chicago Cubs would have lost the World Series (spoiler: they didn’t lose): Well, being that the Cubs just slayed goats and curses and all manners of other Continue reading Fun With the Cubs and Photoshop

Fun at the Not-So-Old Ballpark

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Mere hours after the end of the 2016 MLB Draft and a great many fans freaking out because the Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves, the Cubs remembered that they were good and pummeled the Braves.  Along the way, we had some fun times with the players, some visitors, Continue reading Fun at the Not-So-Old Ballpark

Hanging Out At Wrigley Field

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Thanks to a friend, the boy and I got to go to Wrigley Field to take in a Chicago Cubs game for the first time this season, about a month or so before we otherwise would’ve planned an impromptu trip.  We would have liked to see a sweep, and yeah, Continue reading Hanging Out At Wrigley Field

Cubs Moving For Fun In the Plaza

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A few years back, when the Cubs released their plans to improve Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood, one of the ideas was to set up an open-air plaza where people could party: The Chicago Bears, Cubs and White Sox would all be able to sell alcohol in a plaza Continue reading Cubs Moving For Fun In the Plaza

More Fun Cubs Highlights

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Pictures are worth a thousand words, so video clips must be worth millions.  The Chicago Cubs had their bats come alive on Tuesday against the Padres: Your browser does not support iframes. There was more after that: Your browser does not support iframes. Just a bit more: Your browser does Continue reading More Fun Cubs Highlights

The Appeal of Baseball

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I have talked a lot about the appeal of baseball to disparate audiences on this blog.  We know for a fact that many minorities would probably try baseball if they had the choice, and even girls (who love the sport) would want a shot at it.  Right now, baseball is Continue reading The Appeal of Baseball

Thoughts From an Ass Whupping

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So the Cubs lost again. Oh well. This was cool: Your browser does not support iframes. A few things: Those are some sweet throwbacks!  1945 (last World Series appearance for the Cubs, against the Tigers) and signaling the end of World War II as veterans were recognized Wednesday night. Chris Continue reading Thoughts From an Ass Whupping

Life & Baseball

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Baseball is, at its core, a kid’s game.  Kids love to run around the bases, chase after the ball on defense, and try their best to hit the ball as hard as they can.  People watch MLB because it’s fun, and because the big kids who play the game show Continue reading Life & Baseball

The Cubs Are Fun Again

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The 2015 Chicago Cubs are fun. I am not sure there is another way to look at them. These young Cubs are good, really good, and they are fun to watch. I have not had this much fun and enjoyment watching a Cubs team in years.  Last season might have Continue reading The Cubs Are Fun Again