Posts Tagged “baseball”

Jostens delivers Cubs World Series Ring

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Jostens delivers Cubs World Series Ring

Jostens delivers Chicago Cubs World Series Ring Iconic handcrafted ring presented at Wrigley Field to World Champion Chicago Cubs Jostens, the leading provider of high-end custom jewelry for professional sports teams, today delivered the 2016 Chicago Cubs World Championship Ring at Wrigley Field, ushering in a new era for Cubs baseball. The ring commemorates the Cubs’…

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The first Cubs curse was by an Arab

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The first Cubs curse was by an Arab

The first Cubs curse was by an Arab, but it was for a good reason. It was issued by Abdullah al-Tidhatch in 1908 after the Cubs refused to reinstate the league’s first Arab player, Fareed Habibi, according to sources, myths and old wive’s tales By Ray Hanania I worked at Chicago City Hall and I knew…

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Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

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Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant

Waking up to a new world of a Cubs Pennant I’ve always loved the Chicago Cubs since I was a little kid. Maybe it started with the name but it grew into admiring the great players that have been on the team, and being in love with one of the greatest baseball parks in America, Wrigley…

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

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Why are Sox fans so mean? “Winning Ugly” always

The Chicago Cubs had a great season and made Chicago proud, even though they lost to the New York Mets. But most disappointing was the conduct of White Sox fans who just can’t get past their own self-loathing to show support for a Chicago baseball team. The Cubs did great. The Sox fans are horrible…

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Cheer and loathing at the Chicago Cubs Game

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Cheer and Loathing at the Chicago Cubs Game Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday June 14, 2013 By Ray Hanania For most adults who go to Wrigley Field, it’s all about the booze, the broads and boorishness. But for most kids, it really is about baseball. They haven’t figured out that most athletes are on steroid’s and…

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Cubs Could Do Better Than Being in Chicago

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Cubs Could Do Better Than Being in Chicago By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Thursday, May 09, 2013 I’m not much of a baseball fan, unlike like my son, Aaron. For that matter, I really don’t like sports at all. Aaron can tell you the names of all the major players, explain whose autographs are the…

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Baseball Players Bring Out Very Best in Kids

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Baseball Players Bring Out Very Best in Kids By RAY HANANIA • Friday, August 31, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper My son Aaron is a typical kid. He spends much time in one place playing Xbox and Wii, or gaming and researching on his computer or his iPad. That’s why I love that he’s active in…

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