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Grey Is the New Grey

At least a few times last year, Cubs play-by-play man Len Kasper voiced his displeasure on the growing trend of teams foregoing their traditional grey road uniforms for ones featuring the teams’ primary color. I don’t have numbers to support this, but from memory alone, I would think that we saw the Cubs play in…

2004 National Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend -  Induction Ceremonies - July 25, 2004

My Big Beef with Murray Chass

Apologies for the long gap between posts. I’ll have more of an explanation in my next post, which is nearly done. Granted, it won’t be a good explanation, but hey. Anyway… Former New York Times columnist and current blogger-who-doesn’t-want-to-be-called-a-blogger Murray Chass had some words about the Hall of Fame today. ‘Tis the season, after all.…

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Introducing the Cubbie Awards

Cool your jets on free agency talk. I’m not done talking about 2013 (you know, because I’m a masochist). In a shocker, no Cub received a single vote for either the MVP or Cy Young. That’s no matter, because here are even more prestigious awards only eligible to Cubs, former Cubs and other Cub-related peoples.…

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TWTW: The Week(s) that Was (Were)

“It’s not ready yet. Down the road, 40 or 50 years, when you can put some of those categories, you get your O-B-Ps and all that, your V-O-R-Ps, when you put in T-W-T-W, and interface those numbers with T-W-T-W, that category, then you might have something cooking.” – Hawk Harrelson (Update: For the sake of…