Do the Hustle

Soto

Geovany Soto “dashed” around the bases last night like only a catcher can.  Almost 49 years after it last happened, a Cubs catcher hit an inside the park homerun.  Soto is quickly helping me forget   Continue reading

Soto Voted Rookie of the Month for April

Soto

Geovany Soto was voted the top rookie in the National League for the month of April.  Also in the running was Kosuke Fukudome. 

In the month of April, Soto hit Continue reading

April Hope

Dawson

April 1991: Pittsburgh

The bases were loaded, and Andre Dawson came up to bat in the top of the ninth.  The Cubs were down 3-0.  I rocked back and forth on the couch and watched anxiously as Dawson dug in. 

“Wouldn’t it be awsome if he hit a grand slam?” I mused aloud.  As soon as I said it, I realized I was falling into my typical routine of willing my woeful team to win.  Continue reading