Posts tagged "MLB"

Interview with Jesse White: A Martin Luther King Disciple

Interview with Jesse White: A Martin Luther King Disciple
Jesse White has been the Illinois Secretary of State since 1998, when he won the office by a landslide. He grew up in Illinois and graduated from Waller High School (now Lincoln Park HS) and won a scholarship to Alabama State, where he played baseball and basketball, while also coaching gymnastics and studying to be... Read more »

Baseball’s “Amazing Night” Happens Every Year in Other Sports

Baseball’s “Amazing Night” Happens Every Year in Other Sports
If you are a baseball fan in Boston or Atlanta then hopefully you haven’t been growing an early playoff beard, even though playoffs seemed like a lock for both the Red Sox and the Braves. But if you did start growing facial hair in anticipation of the post-season then you’ll be disappointed to have to... Read more »

Cubs & Phillies: Why We Are Fans

Cubs & Phillies: Why We Are Fans
Note: this piece has been re-written and moved to The Bleacher Report. You can now find the piece and more related fan videos at the link below. Thanks for reading. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/781147-chicago-cubs-why-we-are-fans-anyhow Andy Frye writes about sports and life here and chirps via Twitter at @MySportsComplex. Fans rule. Follow @MySportsComplex
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Cubs, Phillies Wear Green Sleeves

Cubs, Phillies Wear Green Sleeves
Follow @MySportsComplex If you are a baseball stats wizard you might know that Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge pitched 27 saves in 2010. But you probably didn’t know that last year the Phillies saved the environment 3,224 barrels of oil, 174 tons of plastic, and 100,000 trees last year. The effort is all part of... Read more »

Throwing Pics: #4 - "Cubs Fan's" can't spell.

Technically, not a misspelling, Cubs fans (as it should be written) are welcomed for a drink nearby The Friendly Confines in possessive tense. As a Cubs fan, I wish I could blame this error on a a printer in Bridgeport. Andy Frye has a photographic sports mind and documents it here, and throughout the day... Read more »