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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Julio Franco Played More Years Than I Lived

I couldn’t helpbut notice that Julio Franco retired two days ago.  Kudos to him on a long and illustriouscareer.  He began his Major league career in 1982 with the Philadelphia Phillies.  Continue reading