Sunday, June 13, 2010

What if 49 years of waiting didn't come to an end?

Four days later and it still hasn't worn off.



THANK YOU BLACKHAWKS!

3 comments:

  1. Gah! It's almost unbearable to see the Blackhawks succeed in a league with even greater parity. Frankly, the Cubs should be dominating the NL, moreover the NL Central, the way the Hawks dominated this year. Prudent leadership and a big city budget would have the Cubs in first.

    It's not just a little frustrating.

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  2. I know!!! That's what makes this (the Blackhawks winning it all) so special while we look at the Cubs with steaming frustration.

    When I first moved to Chicago this franchise was D-E-A-D and they turned it around and won it all in 3 years...pretty remarkable.

    Meanwhile the Cubs disappoint and it looks more like we'll have to deal with yet another rebuilding phase.

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  3. Take heart, though. In 2005, Stu Sternberg bought the Tampa Bay (then Devil) Rays and replaced everyone with stat-heads and financial sector guys. Then, by 2008, they were one of the top 3 teams in all of baseball.

    If Ricketts decides to clean house this off-season and then "Sternberg" the front office (i.e. hire people like us), the new administration would be coming in with a much stronger base than Andrew Friedman (Rays), Billy Bean (As), or Theo Epstein (BoSox) ever had.

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