Archive for August 2012

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville
Come from behind win Fun afternoon at Wrigley Avoid Brewers’ sweep Whodathunkit? The Cubs came from behind twice on Thursday – scoring six runs in the sixth inning to tie up the game, then rallying for three in the ninth to win on Alfonso Soriano’s (yes, Alfonso Soriano’s) walk off RBI single. Fewer than 29,000... Read more »

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan
The Cubs, Wednesday night Three errors in one inning That was pretty bad But Darwin Barney Set league’s errorless record For second basemen Then there’s Paul Ryan Had more errors than the Cubs In a single speech The Cubs committed three errors in the seventh inning Wednesday night, contributing (along with an anemiac offense) to... Read more »

Small Steps, Giant Leaps In Haiku: Neil Armstrong

Small Steps, Giant Leaps In Haiku: Neil Armstrong
“One small step for man One giant leap for mankind” Is that was he said? You’ve undoubtedly heard the news that Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, died today at 82 after undergoing heart-bypass surgery earlier this month. The haiku above includes the famous words uttered by Armstrong as he jumped... Read more »
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