Category Archives: Baseball

Diary of a Cubs Fan – Epilogue

This is the final part of a series. You can start at the beginning here It happened! I actually never thought I’d see the day. The experience of this year’s baseball season for an old Cubs fan like me was nothing short of … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Eight

This is part 8 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. After the Cubs victory in Game 5, my phone went haywire with messages from friends and family. Everyone was asking the same question, “Are you going to Cleveland?” I … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Six

This is part 6 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. The Cubs are in the World Series. Let me say that again. The Cubs are in the World Series. I’m going to let that swirl around in my … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Five

This is part 5 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. I had a morning flight to Chicago via Phoenix and my friend Janis volunteered to drive me to the airport. The first hitch was that the plane was … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Four

This is part 4 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. The only flight I could get to Los Angeles was with a stop in San Francisco, but fortunately I had a day in between games. I would be … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Three

This is part 3 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. Just prior to the start of the playoffs, I got an invitation from the Chicago Film Festival to do a one hour speaking gig, and when I checked … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part Two

This is part 2 of a series. You can start at the beginning here. In my last entry, I neglected to mention that while in Chicago, I stayed in the home of Peter Gilbert, my friend, colleague and one of the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Cubs Fan – Part One

Anyone who has been following me on social media the last two weeks, is aware that I’ve been on the road, with fingers crossed and fandom blazing, following the Chicago Cubs, as they attempt to break their 108-year championship drought. … Continue reading

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A very sad day…

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A Cubs Solution?

I had dinner tonight with Peter Gilbert, of  “Hoop Dreams” fame. We had a great time catching up on a variety of subjects, and inevitably ended up talking about the Cubs. I spouted off on one of my theories about why … Continue reading

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