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Monthly Archive: November 2004

Monday

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November 2004

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Nervous

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As the Cub fans around the world sit nervously and await news of any kind that indicates the 2005 team will be headed in the right direction, I figured I would point you to a few snips of some newspaper articles. There really is no point in restating what other people already have. I do find it funny that there have been little to no free agent signings to this point, yet the rumor mills are hopping. Sammy Sosa, Carlos Beltran, Randy Johnson, Barry Zito, Todd Helton. The list goes on and on. I wish all the rumors would stop […]

Monday

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November 2004

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Good offseason signs

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From AP posted on ESPN.COM 11/9: FUKUOKA, Japan — Moises Alou drove in a pair of runs with a bases-loaded single in the first inning to lead his major league teammates to a 7-2 win Tuesday over the Japanese All-Stars in Game 4 of an eight-game exhibition series. The major league stars improved to 4-0, and have now won eight straight games against their Japanese counterparts dating back to the 2002 series. Alou led the Chicago Cubs this season with a career-high 39 homers and 106 RBI, but the team declined an $11.5 million mutual option on the 38-year-old outfielder […]

Sunday

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November 2004

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I love this game

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With it being the offseason and Cubs news is slim to none, I thought I would take the time to talk about my other favorite team. The Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball team. This years team is one of the school’s deepest ever and has legit national championship hopes. Entering the season ranked 5 in the AP poll, the Illini scheduled some weak games for the first 3. It came as no surprise then when all three games were registered in the win column. However, this weekend, the test was a team that at one time last year was ranked […]

Friday

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November 2004

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Bookstore

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Awile back I went to the baseball section of the bookstore. I of couse went nuts and wrote down the names of like 20 books I wanted to read. I was wondering if anyone could reccomend some good baseball books for me to add to my list. If so, leave the title and author in the comment section.

Thursday

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November 2004

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