Cub Tracks thinks outside the boxcar

and other bullets

Last episode, we led off with the proposal that Ian Happ and Albert Almora Jr. are the best bets at the top of the lineup for the beloved. That part will be continued at our cozy new spot by the window in the smoking car, as we bid a fond adieu to say goodbye to reams of additional commentary as Cub Tracks has undergone meiosis.

This will allow me to continue talking to myself on a regular basis. Ian Hunter was right, and Ian Hunter was right. So was King Crimson. And Voivod. It might be catching… and so might Victor Caratini. We know what happened in the world of finance on this day — let’s take a look at October 29 in baseball history:

  • 1889 – The National League’s Giants defeat the Brooklyn Bridegrooms of the American Association, 3-2, to win the World’s Championship Series, a precursor to the modern-day World Series.
  • 1942 – Branch Rickey, the architect of the St. Louis Cardinals‘ farm system, resigned as the team’s vice president.
  • 1959 – White Sox right-hander Early Wynn, who posted the most victories in either league, wins the Cy …Read the Rest

    Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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