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   Balogreene  Buzz, you see the Cubbies are in the post-season, and, if in any other division, would win it, not just be a wildcard?
October 1 at 19:19 EST .

   3 people like this.

   Ole buzzard  Well, it's my favorite time of the year again: Football, both college and NFL. And what better way to start the NFL season than with the longest running rivalry in all of professional sports: Packers at Bears?

September 12 at 16:39 EST .

   7 people like this.

   Balogreene  I couldn't get that here in NOVA, glad Pack is doing well.
October 1 at 19:18 EST .

 1 person like this.

   Clipped wings  My favorite time of year is just around the football season.
August 27 at 14:44 EST .

   10 people like this.

   Iacta alea est  The Snake has passed....RIP Ken Stabler
July 9 at 23:03 EST .

   12 people like this.

   Balogreene  I heard a rumor last night. A man named Stanley was in Chicago, he left his cup.

Way to go Blackhawks!
June 16 at 21:22 EST .

   12 people like this.

   Balogreene  Do you realize the Cubs are above 500? They are in 3rd in their Division. My Mets fan-boss says we are helping the Mets, every time we beat the Nats (2 out of 3 )
June 6 at 20:56 EST .

   13 people like this.

   Iacta alea est  Balo, my Mets bona fides are these: saw my first Mets game in 1962 at the Polo Grounds. I've been a Mets fan as long as there've been Mets. That the Mets are still high in the standings is no surprise, in fact it is pretty standard behavior for them. The slide out of contention usually begins shortly after Memorial Day, and in truth it may have already begun. I always try to believe "this year will be different", but that's only happened twice. Go easy on your boss, more than likely he's got a summer of disappointment ahead of him.
June 7 at 15:13 EST .

  14 people like this.

   Balogreene  Iacta, I'm a 63-year Cubs fan, the last World Series they were in was before my 85-yr-old mom was born. I don't feel sorry for Met's fans, I still remember the summer (68? 69? ) they won it out from under us in September!
June 16 at 21:24 EST .

  16 people like this.

   Iacta alea est  Yeah,'69 was a good year for the Mets, do you remember who Jimmy Qualls is? He was the Cub (infielder, I think ) who broke up Tom Seaver's bid for a no hitter with a single after 8-2/3. I think that was '69 too. And BTW the Mets have begun their slide....they're now in second, have lost 4 in a row only 1.5 games ahead of Atlanta and about to be swept by those same Braves....all is back to normal.
June 21 at 04:26 EST .

  11 people like this.

   Balogreene  Actual photo.
   May 8 at 22:17 EST .

   17 people like this.

   Balogreene  enlarge to see his name is Hu
May 8 at 22:17 EST .

  10 people like this.

   Ole buzzard  I know this isn't nice, but it has been a while!
   May 6 at 20:47 EST .

   21 people like this.

   Balogreene  I posted it on my wall at work!
May 8 at 22:14 EST .

  13 people like this.

   Iacta alea est  The Mets are still in 1st place. Undefeated at home. Yes, it is VERY Early. I read that the 'Dick's Sporting Goods" store in hell has sold out of skis and ice skates due to hell freezing over.
April 30 at 15:09 EST .

   17 people like this.

   Balogreene  Cubs swept the Mets yesterday. I'm loving it!

My boss is not, poor Mets, they aren't used to this.
May 15 at 18:31 EST .

  15 people like this.

   Balogreene  What is the World coming too? The Bleachers will not be open for the Cub's Opening "Night". There are two things wrong with that sentence!
March 31 at 20:49 EST .

   21 people like this.

   Ole buzzard  I guess the kind of reconstruction that's taking place in the bleachers couldn't be done over the winter. But Opening "Night"??? That borders on sacrilegious!!!
April 29 at 16:26 EST .

  12 people like this.

   Ole buzzard  Here's a news article about the renovations at Wrigley Field. Is it too early for the ivy to be green, or was it removed?
May 5 at 15:12 EST .

  11 people like this.

   Balogreene  It is green now, April showers really helped!
May 15 at 18:32 EST .

  10 people like this.

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