Posts Tagged “baseball”

Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

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Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant I’ve always loved the Chicago Cubs since I was a little kid. Maybe it started with the name but it grew into admiring the great players that have been on the team, and being in love with one of the greatest baseball parks in America, Wrigley…

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

The Chicago Cubs had a great season and made Chicago proud, even though they lost to the New York Mets. But most disappointing was the conduct of White Sox fans who just can’t get past their own self-loathing to show support for a Chicago baseball team. The Cubs did great. The Sox fans are horrible…

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Cubs, making history in a Midwestern City

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Cubs, making history in a Midwestern City

Cubs First Baseman Anthony Rizzo says it will take a lot of hard work, luck and playing everyday to win the first World Series in 107 years. This year could be the year they break the curse and the apprehensions By Aaron Hanania When Goats, movies, interviews and even a little strange math can predict…

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Quick Peek At Baseball’s Playoffs

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Quick Peek At Baseball’s Playoffs

Just a few weeks stand between baseball and the Fall Classic as the Wild Card Series starts tonight. First up is the American League game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at 8pm Eastern.  The Yankees are leaning on Mashario Tanaka and his 3.51 ERA to lead them to the division series…

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Return of the Pitching Era

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With Arrieta’s no-hitter on the Dodgers 10 days after LA was no-noed, the pitching era may be in full swing again. Sunday night, while half of America was preparing for the coming work week, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta was finishing his week up. Against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the 29-year-old ace threw his first…

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Secrets to getting great autographs at Wrigley Field

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Secrets to getting great autographs at Wrigley Field

How to get those great autographs at Wrigley Field. You can do it and there is a way without running out onto the playing field.  By Aaron Hanania I am going to tell you one of my personal autograph secrets that will almost guarantee you an autograph. My dad and I get to Wrigley Field…

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Little League scandal reflects growing corruption in sports

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Little League scandal reflects growing corruption in sports

By Ray Hanania Why am I not surprised that Little League Baseball is tainted with the same kind of corruption that taints everything else in professional American sports? Worse is the phoniness of people who are supposed to be role models who are exploiting the controversy for personal political gain. Where is the outrage over…

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Feeling like a kid at Baseball Card King

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Feeling like a kid at Baseball Card King

Feeling like a kid at Baseball Card King By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald/Des Plaines Valley News newspapers, Thursday, May 29, 2014 When I was a kid, the closest I got to professional baseball was buying a pack of baseball cards. The pack of five cards and bubble gum only cost 5 cents, although 5 cents…

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