A Little Cubs Humor Courtesy of CBS and the Onion

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A Little Cubs Humor Courtesy of CBS and the Onion

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A little humor this afternoon on an otherwise drab, depressing day.

First, from The Onion, which always skewers things just right, a take on the Wrigley Field renovation announcement. The headline offers the thrust of the joke, but you can read the article for the full effect: “Wrigley Field Renovation Proposal Includes Tearing Down Clubhouse, Bleachers, Upper Deck, Lower Deck, Building New Stadium 10 Miles North.”

Second, from CBS’s Eye on Sports blog, it’s a hypothetical bobblehead, as part of their ongoing Bobblehead Project. In short, the project is about digitally creating creative bobbleheads that are more than just Random Player X from Random Team Y. Instead, the bobbleheads encapsulate iconic moments in baseball history, like the time the ball bounced off Jose Canseco’s head for a homer, or the time George Brett lost his mind.

The latest installment? The time a Cubs player destroyed Sammy Sosa’s boombox:


Give the Bobblehead Project a look for some of the other installments. And if they actually make “The Boombox Incident,” I will be first in line to buy one.

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.