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3 responses to “The Cubs Have an 88-Year Old Blind Cardinals Fan Scouting the Padres – No, Seriously”

  1. Cardfan

    #1 If he is scouting the Padres, there is nothing to see, anyway.
    #2 You may have uncovered a “sleeper cell” for the Cards. Auggie Busch may have planted him 30 years ago to find the next Lou Brock…

    As far as tradition vs. winning – I agree that they are becoming mutually exclusive. My hope is, however, that the by-products of the win-at-all-costs approach (steroids, gun-for-hire trades, etc.) run their course and bring the game back to a more traditional focus. Complete naivety on my part, but I’m allowed to dream.

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