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Cub Tracks’ strangers on a train

and other bullets, and other bullets

We met last time in the dining car. This time we convene in a Pullman car, the better to arrive in Chicago in, my dear Poirot.

Scowl and twiddle the ends of your prim little moustaches as you will…there is a killing just waiting to happen, or my name isn’t Meursault. But the perpetrator has yet to show his hand. So, patient we must be, patient and stealthy and agile, while waiting for the pot to boil.

And it will boil, just as surely as buttermilk will sour, and money will change hands, filthy lucre that it is, and we must be johnny-on-the-spot, or we shall certainly be overcome by hostile forces.

We don’t need 280 characters, the music says it all! pic.twitter.com/j30iSdWyw7

— Gary Pressy (@GaryPressy) November 8, 2017

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Today in Cubs history:

  • 1953 – Reaffirming its earlier position, the United States Supreme Court rules, 7-2, baseball is a sport and not a business. This decision exempts baseball from anti-trust laws.
  • 1976 – Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career with 2,711 hits, 426 …Read the Rest

    Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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