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Frank Thomas Enshrined as One of Baseball’s Immortals

The date was May 15th, 2004 and I was 10 years old. My dad and I walked through the underpass just past parking lot G to experience US Cellular Field emerge from the cold, damp surrounding that enclosed us, as if there was an actual light at the end of the tunnel. Soon, shouts of “Peanuts!”  “Hot Dogs!” and “Cubs Suck T-Shirts!” quickly passed in and out of my head. “Today” I thought to myself, “Is going to ...

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The Sadness of Enshrinement

With today’s induction at Canton for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the joy that comes with it, I can’t help but be saddened and reminded of the injustice that has befallen the greatest third basemen of the 60’s (as determined by MLB Network's “Prime 9” and Cubs fans everywhere) by the Baseball HOF in Cooperstown. I speak, of course, of Cubs legend Ron Santo. The die-hard Cubs announcer and All-Star thir ...

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