Found February 23, 2013 on World Series Dreaming:
In the 1980s and early 1990s, MacGyver ruled the airwaves as one of the most popular classic action shows on broadcast TV.  Played by Richard Dean Anderson, the hero of the show was staunchly anti-gun and very involved in social activism, while at the same time solving crimes and defeating bad guys with science.  It was actually intriguing how a former special ops agent would be so anti-gun (since, y’know, they kind of train special ops agents to use guns so they can double-tap bad guys), but the contraptions MacGyver would conjure up out of common household reagents and discarded items lying around were really awesome.  Of course, the writers were very careful to leave out the one key ingredient so kids at home didn’t blow themselves up, which is one main reason I’m still alive today. While thinking about the Cubs’ roster construction last season and this offseason as they prepared for 2013 and beyond, I kept thinking about parallels to MacGyver.  Essentially, aside from the solid ...
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