To be a Chicagoan devoted to the sport of baseball, a star of a heralded little league program, a heralded high school and to use that experience to be a first-round draft pick of the Cubs presents a kind of destined scenario.
Here, all in one place, is our retrospective coverage of each of the Chicago Bulls’ championship years in the 1990s, which we did to preview “The Last Dance” documentary.
Playing as they did managed to uphold the sanctity (whether earned or not) of baseball while also making a statement supporting the argument that things aren’t right and they won’t be for the time being.
Ozzie Guillen and his sons Oney and Ozzie Jr. headlined a special live event put on by La Vida Baseball and hosted at Simone’s Bar in Pilsen.
Cubs fans were sold the promise of a continually open championship window, yet they’ve been shut out of true contention for the past three seasons, trending down and staring in the face of a cultural reshape.
Don’t run from your feelings, Chicago sports fans, but maybe dig a little deeper or maybe do some exploring for other sports experiences near-by that could lift one’s spirits.
Should the Sox hang up any more banners in the near future, there’s a good chance that team will feature much of the talent that established themselves in 2019.
Walton’s endless (and sometimes confusing) brand of optimism could be the last ingredient to make this current era of White Sox ball transcend all others before it.
Playing meaningful baseball games before April 1 is stupid, its even more stupid to play some of those games in Chicago, where it will certainly snow and force the Sox’s opener at least to be actually played in June or July.
Mark Buehrle could be the next White Sox in the HOF, but where does he rank among the franchise’s pitchers Sidney Brown has seen?