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Cubs Trade that you were most excited about...
Posted 08 January 2012 - 12:32 PM
2. Fred McGriff
I was insanely excited to land both of these dudes... especially after those stale years from 1990 through 2000... with the exception of the miracle year in '98.
Which of these 2 were you most happy about (Nomar vs. Crime Dog)?
Any others come to mind?
Posted 08 January 2012 - 05:23 PM
Posted 08 January 2012 - 05:58 PM
Getting Nomar was pretty cool too. Gotta love NO-MAH!!!
Posted 08 January 2012 - 08:12 PM
I still remember where I was and exactly what I was doing when I found out.
That's hilarious. I still remember where I was too. I was pulling out of the parking lot of the hospital where my wife's grandma was about to pass away. We had been spending a ton of time up there and it was nice to flip on the radio and hear some good news!!
I thought I was the only would who would remember exactly where I was when I heard.
Posted 09 January 2012 - 09:42 AM
Posted 09 January 2012 - 02:33 PM
Made my only trip to Chicago (cousin's wedding) and had to see Nomar in his new digs. He was so great to watch at the
Got great tickets at Wrigley just by walking up to the gate and asking. (Good seats became more important when my uncle got seats from Crane K, and turned it into a bit of a pissing contest. I don't like pissing contests, but it is worse losing them.)
The window ticket guy said "How's the first row sound?" I said "They sound like the best." They were. Right at the home on-deck circle! There was some trouble when a delinquent behind me said something and Nomar thought it was me. Those seats were CLOSE and Nomar is BIG...
On the way back to the hotel on the "El" people were asking my girlfriend about the game (Cubs beat the Astros--I'm 1-0 at Wrigley) because she had her Boston hat on. They thanked us for sending Nomar. (They were so friendly that I thought they were hitting on her at first. In Boston we don't even make eye contact on the T).
I am also excited about the latest trade. Boston' ll give you a blue chip GM and some other front office/scout types for...
Posted 09 January 2012 - 07:31 PM
Just wait 'til the game day threads start up again. You'll be a Bleacher Jedi in no time. I think MG had like 600 posts in one night last September...
Ron Cey for Luis Quinones. Blockbuster.
I'm really just trying to bump my post totals so I can get to be a Bleacher Bum. This "I'm New" status has GOT - TO - GO!
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