One Step Closer

Published on October 23rd, 201629 comment

When I started this site, it was shortly after the Cubs lost game 7 of the 2003 NLCS. I watched game 6 on my couch and was stunned at what I saw, but hopeful that we would win game 7. Last night, as I went through my day, I kept thinking about how game 6 could either really hurt or be complete bliss. Thankfully, the coffee tastes good this morning, which is crazy because I don’t even drink coffee. One thing I’ve learned in my 13 years doing this site is that you, the reader, do not come here because I wax poetically about the Cubs. I’ve learned that I’m an average, at best, writer, and that there are many who have contributed here that are far greater and more talented that I am. Instead, what I’ve learned is that you come here for the community we’ve built and to discuss with other Cubs fans. So, I’ll get out of the way and give you my quick thoughts and let you guys do what you do best.

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NLCS Game 5 Notes

Published on October 21st, 2016114 comment

We’re going back to Chicago, folks!!! When I last posted, things looked grim with the Cubs mired in a slump of scoreless innings. Since then, we’ve busted out and now have the momentum. Here are my notes from last night’s win.

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GirlieView (10/20/2016)

Published on October 20th, 201613 comment

GirlieView is a VFTB recap column on alternate Thursdays. We give our readers props for having timely and funny quotes from the past two weeks of VFTB commentary. Join us for a few good laughs!

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Happy Days Are Here Again

Published on October 20th, 201646 comment

Cubs 10 @ Dodgers 2 (Box Score) Last night, during the top half of the fourth inning of the baseball game contested between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles […]

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NLCS Game 3 Thoughts

Published on October 19th, 201636 comment

After a tough loss that has Cubs fans freaking out, Sherm steps in to give his thoughts on game 3 and what we’ve seen so far. Buckle Up.

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