Friday, April 18, 2008

Marty Brennaman rips Cubs Fans

Have you heard this audio yet?

It's one of the biggest rip jobs I've ever heard. He rips the Cubs fans ("the most obnoxious in baseball"), says he roots for the Cubs to lose, mocks the goat curse (OK--I'm with him on that), and says that we blame everyone but ourselves.

Because's the fans fault the Cubs haven't won in 100 years.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Forgive Leon?

OK, now I'm feeling a little guilty about my shot at Leon in today's Great Nicknames feature on Just One Bad Century. Fred Mitchell wrote a column today, entitled "Time to forgive Leon Durham."

I guess if I praise the Red Sox fans for forgiving Buckner, and I urge the Cubs fans to forgive Bartman, I should be consistent and forgive Leon for letting that ball go through his legs in the 1984 playoffs.

Leon, I forg...

Crap. Can't do it.

I'll try again in a few weeks.

Monday, April 14, 2008

100 year old (plus) fans

The First 99 Years are the Hardest
The Tribune has a nice article today which includes an interview with three 100-year-old Cubs fans who were alive when the Cubs last won the World Series. They were gathered at an event at ESPN Zone. The best quote: "The first 99 years are the hardest."