Category: Chicago Cubs

Can You Learn To Love Someone You Hate? The Daniel Murphy Predicament

Can You Learn To Love Someone You Hate? The Daniel Murphy Predicament
I like to think I am able to pinpoint memorable moments in my life with fair accuracy, such as my first home run (July 2002), first Chipotle burrito (June 2004), or the first time I got drunk (October 2006). All three of those events were happy moments. Moments I look back on, remember well (the... Read more »

We Never Saw David Bote Coming

We Never Saw David Bote Coming
I am not going to pretend in the slightest that I knew David Bote was going to be an essential part of the Chicago Cubs roster this season. Hell, I didn’t know David Bote existed on opening day. No clue. Never heard of him. If you would have introduced me to him at the bar... Read more »

Did Shohei Ohtani Have The Greatest Week In Sports History?

Did Shohei Ohtani Have The Greatest Week In Sports History?
With the NCAA Basketball National Championship and The Masters occupying our lives last week (and rightfully so), baseball took a back seat in the sports world. Even though it was the opening week of baseball, with 162 games, you can usually afford to miss weeks at a time and still really not miss much of... Read more »
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You Miss a Lot in Six Months

You Miss a Lot in Six Months
To subscribe to my weekly Friday post, please submit your email in the “Subscribe By Email” text box above. Would you consider six months a long amount of time? This ran through my mind as I sat down to write my first post since the end of June and I think it simply depends on... Read more »

Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Top 5 Chicago Cubs Games To Attend This Season

Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Top 5 Chicago Cubs Games To Attend This Season
Steaming dogs overflowing with condiments. Sunshine peaking through the clouds after a long winter’s nap. Salty peanuts. The smell of fresh cut grass. Nine dollars for an ice cold beer. There’s something about the familiar sights, sounds, and smells of baseball season that induce the highest levels of nostalgia. Nothing compares. The first Bulls game... Read more »