Posts tagged "Opening Day"

Cubs In Haiku: It Was So Cold, Cubs Fans Booed Ryne Sandberg

Cubs In Haiku: It Was So Cold, Cubs Fans Booed Ryne Sandberg
Cold day at Wrigley Cold bats in the Cubs lineup Cold slap in the face   One year ago I wrote a nearly identical haiku for a Cubs loss on a cold night in Pittsburgh. This one was more depressing because it happened at the Cubs home opener. Temperatures couldn’t have been much higher than... Read more »

Opening Day In Haiku: Let The Party Begin

Opening Day In Haiku: Let The Party Begin
It’s that time again Loyal fans flock to Wrigley For Opening Day Perhaps in recognition that the product on the field might not be very good, the Cubs have been reminding us all winter that it’s going to be the “Party of The Century” at Wrigley Field. That’s because it’s been 100 years since the... Read more »

Haiku Answer: Blowing In, The Wind

Haiku Answer: Blowing In, The Wind
  Thanks to shifting winds Castro’s game winning grand slam Was just a long out   Of course, it’s just a cheap excuse to blame the wind. All afternoon on a relatively balmy Monday afternoon, the wind was blowing out – hard. It had all the makings of a high scoring affair with lots of... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Opening Day At Wrigley

Cubs In Haiku: Opening Day At Wrigley
  Let’s forget Sunday Monday is a special day Cubs Home Opener   Thirteen was not Jeff Samardzija’s lucky number on Sunday. Although he struck out the first six Braves he faced and threw a career record 13 K’s in just 5-2/3 innings, the Cubs best starting pitcher (!) had given up 4 runs by... Read more »

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win
It wasn’t pretty But an Opening Day win? A beautiful thing   On Monday, the Cubs started what promises to be another mediocre-at-best season by beating the Pirates 3-1, allowing the north siders¬†to spend at least one day atop the National League Central Division. Yes, the Cubs are in first place. But it wasn’t pretty.... Read more »

Limited Haiku: Cubs Home Opener Tickets

Limited Haiku: Cubs Home Opener Tickets
  Cubs Home Opener They have “Limited Tickets” You can buy them now This morning an email from the Cubs arrived with the subject line “Don’t miss Opening Day at Wrigley Field – limited tickets still available!” ¬†Opening Day should be one of the most popular games of the season, even if it might still... Read more »
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White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 5, Tigers 2

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 5, Tigers 2
Friday the 13th Superstitious?? Not the Sox Opening Day Win!!

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1
Winds saved us early Cost us a run in the eighth Cold slap in the face The Trib’s caption for the photo accompanying this post was “It’s quiet around Wrigley Field early Thursday.” Sadly, it was quiet in and around Wrigley Field late Thursday, too. Dempster was impressive with 10 Ks, but the Nats might... Read more »

Opening Day In Haiku: Chilly

 Opening Day In Haiku: Chilly
Temps in the forties New faces in the lineup Chilly opener I thought Theo was supposed to fix all of this! Remember when we had a week in March with high temperatures in the 80s? Well, today is Opening Day at Wrigley Field and the tradition of near winter-like weather will be repeated with the... Read more »
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Santo In Haiku: Honoring Ron on Opening Day

As the crowd paid their respects, Santo came to bat one last time
On Opening Day   The Cubs found several ways   To remember Ron