Posts tagged "Tom Ricketts"

Alchemy In Haiku: Turning Bronze Into Gold And Goat's Head Soup

Alchemy In Haiku: Turning Bronze Into Gold And Goat's Head Soup
  Thanks to bad weather Wednesday night’s bronze priced Cubs game Has turned to pure gold In the middle of the day ┬áthe Cubs announced: Wednesday evening’s game between the Cubs and visiting Brewers at Wrigley Field was postponed about four hours before the scheduled first pitch because of inclement weather heading into the Chicago... Read more »

Mandatory Haiku: What I'm Thankful For

Mandatory Haiku: What I'm Thankful For
  Today is the day When we’re forced to be grateful For things in our lives Of course, family Everyone says family Thank you, family Thanks to the Ricketts For Theo, Hoyer and Sveum Let’s call this “Year One” Thank you NBA Players and owners alike More time for hockey Thank you GOP Each week... Read more »

First Dates In Haiku: Meeting Theo

First Dates In Haiku: Meeting Theo
  A lovely first date Theo says all the right things He’s a nice young man   While shaking his hand Cubs fans have one big request: Put a ring on it   I laughed when when Theo was asked what he had learned about Chicago so far, and said that he needs to be... Read more »
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Curse-breaking Haiku: Theo To Chicago

 Curse-breaking Haiku: Theo To Chicago
He broke Boston’s curse Cubs fans hope Theo’s the man To get us a ring   The internet is atwitter with reports that the Cubs have a new GM: After intense negotiations over the weekend, Epstein is close to accepting a high-level job in the Cubs’ organization, major league sources said. The Cubs had no... Read more »

23 In Haiku: The Return of Ryno?

23 In Haiku: The Return of Ryno?
Now that Hendry’s gone Will Ricketts open the door For Sandberg’s return?   Rumor has it that the Cubs and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg are expected to kiss and make up during the off season, with Ryno possibly returning as manager of the team. If true, this would make lots of Cubs fans very... Read more »

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat
I’m going to say That the lack of blog posts here Is Jim Hendry’s fault Of course that’s not true But I’m still gonna say it He’ll be my scapegoat   I haven’t posted anything since the “Santo statue game” on August 10th. I’ve been busy, distracted, bored, uninspired. Not even the surreal (or possibly... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2
Garza gem wasted This time Marshall blows the save You thought they would win? Paul Sullivan wonders if Quade will be back next year … Now in his first full season at the helm, Quade is seemingly on the endangered species list himself, while Piniella is home relaxing in Tampa. After the Cubs 4-2 loss... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Is Tom Ricketts Stupid, Or Does He Just Think You Are?

Attention Cubs fans Tom Ricketts thinks you’re stupid Does he believe this? What’s wrong with the Cubs? “Just a lot of injuries” Says the “owner-fan” There’s a big problem He’s thinking with his fan heart Not his owner brain But fans understand There’s plenty wrong with this team Not just injuries And what’s really worse?... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Finally, It's Over

The Tribune’s Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) tweeted this picture from the pressbox on Sunday Cubs win two of three But don’t score in final game As the season ends Reminder for fans: Good September’s no reason  For optimism Cubs need a few years Despite what Tom Ricketts says Before they’ll contend  Cubs 2, Astros 0  Cubs... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Pirates 3

Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez Harry’s moving day His statue relocated To bleacher entrance Here are some pictures Of people looking silly  Oh yeah, the Cubs won