Thank you Dish Network and WGN superstation.

Thanks for asking me to contribute. Post #1. My life as a Cubs fan.

My introduction to Cubbie fandom is probably a bit less traditional than most. I didn’t come from a lineage of Cubs fans that dates to their start as the White Stockings. I haven’t suffered long. My father was a football and basketball guy who lived to hate the Hawkeyes and loved the Bulls and my farm-raised grandfather had difficulty understanding “why these guys got paid to play baseball”.

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New Asshat of the Week

Since I can’t seem to embed this crap, here is a link:  Asshat of the Week.

I think that every sports team has its share of embarassing fans.  We find ourselves wishing that these people would show some maturity, respect, and moderation.  Cards fans everywhere should be wishing that this guy Continue reading

Cubs-Diamondbacks 5/11

I had to use my fast wiper setting most of the way to Chicago yesterday.  We had little hope for this game even happening, but we kept driving.  I was a little pessimistic; at one point during the drive I found myself hoping that we would at least get to go in and see the field.  The waves of Lake Michigan looked like ocean waves… I half expected to see Patrick Swayze surfing out by Navy Pier.  When we were arriving at Wrigley at about 11:30, Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Lee Elia

Look, I know everyone and their sister are out there talking about Lee Elia’s rant today.. but it wouldn’t be right if Continue reading