Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 3/30/13
The windows are opened.  The air is warm.  The last Spring Training Cubs game is set to go on my tablet.  It’s almost time to hear Pat Hughes call out  ”Chicago Cubs Baseball is ON THE AIR”… for real.  The long winter and even longer spring training is almost over. With more drama off the field than on the field,  with the renovations, negotiations, and fighting with the neighborhood that much resembles the 1988 fight for lights at Wrigley, I’m just ready to hear the crack of the bat.  The roar of the crowd.  The sounds of the tv or radio guys playing the soundtrack to my summer in the background of whatever my day consists of. Opening Day brings new hope and new beginnings, in most  years.  After last year’s brutal display of the game I have loved so much, a fresh start is welcome.  HOWEVER, as I’ve grown older and am learning the business behind the game, I can’t believe I am about to say what I’m going to state.  I want another losing season.  I (gulp) wouldn’t mind another long, drawn
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