October 15th, 2003

bad santa

the Cubs fan

Well, here's the guy:

unnamed Cubs 'fan'


I don't even know what to say. I'm mad at the guy. Reporters are now saying how sorry they feel for him (I feel that, too, yes, but I'm still mad) and how most any fan would have tried to catch it (not me---I swear!). Shall we have a pool on how long it takes for his name to get out? They're joking about a witness protection program for the guy, but, if the Cubbies lose today, he may well need protection.

I wouldn't myself join the posse. But I feel now as if those Cubs are playing today for that guy's future, cuz if they lose, his own conscience will eat him up (if the fish in Lake Michigan don't eat the little pieces of him the tougher fans toss to 'em).
bad santa

one big day of baseball

I almost can't believe it's come down to this: one day of baseball to see if EITHER, BOTH, or NEITHER of the long-down-on-their luck franchises get to the World Series. I hate the Yankees so much I'd probably have said, until about 10:30 last night, that I was pulling hardest for the Red Sox. Now, I'm going to have to put most of the heart (that you
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I almost can't believe it's come down to this: one day of baseball to see if EITHER, BOTH, or NEITHER of the long-down-on-their luck franchises get to the World Series. I hate the Yankees so much I'd probably have said, until about 10:30 last night, that I was pulling hardest for the Red Sox. Now, I'm going to have to put most of the heart (that you <a href="http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000002W65.01.LZZZZZZZ.gif"">gotta have</a>) into rooting for the Cubs.