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dagame2005
07-11-2006, 04:51 PM
Hey guys, my sister emailed me this and I though I'd share.
I love #14 lol.

Twenty major events that have occurred since the Chicago Cubs last laid claim to a World Series championship:
1. Radio was invented; Cubs fans got to hear their team lose.
2. TV was invented; Cubs fans got to see their team lose.
3. Baseball added 14 teams; Cubs fans get to see and hear their team lose to more clubs.
4. George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th and 100th birthdays.
5. Haley's comet passed Earth twice.
6. Harry Caray was born....and died. Incredible, but true.
7. The NBA, NHL and NFL were formed, and Chicago teams won championships in each league.
8. Man landed on the moon, as have several home runs given up by Cubs pitchers.
9. Sixteen U.S. presidents were elected.
10. There were 11 amendments added to the Constitution.
11. Prohibition was created and repealed.
12. The Titanic was built, set sail, sank, was discovered and became the subject of major motion pictures, the latest giving Cubs fans hope that something that finishes on the bottom can come out on top.
13. Wrigley Field was built and becomes the oldest park in the National League.
14. Flag poles were erected on Wrigley Field roof to hold all of the team's future World Series pennants. Those flag poles have since rusted and been taken down.
15. A combination of 40 Summer and Winter Olympics have been held.
16. Thirteen baseball players have won the Triple Crown; several thanked Cubs pitchers.
17. Bell-bottoms came in style, went out of style and came back in.
18. The Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and the Florida Marlins have all won the World Series.
19. The Cubs played 14,153 regular-season games; they lost the majority of them.

ChiSoxLifer
07-11-2006, 04:57 PM
Uh oh. Be prepared to be called "Cubsessed" and threatened with a ban.

TornLabrum
07-11-2006, 04:59 PM
Gee, this is only the 2,147,356th time I've seen this posted here...

dagame2005
07-11-2006, 05:05 PM
I know it's not popular to post Cubs stuff here, but if you look at my posting history it's the first time I've even mentioned the Cubs. I do apologize if this was posted before, as I have not seen it before. I just thought it was kind of funny.

cheeses_h_rice
07-11-2006, 05:11 PM
Hilarious! (http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/search.php?searchid=282203)

jenn2080
07-11-2006, 05:12 PM
Gee, this is only the 2,147,356th time I've seen this posted here...


ive had it emailed to me about 100 times

Ol' No. 2
07-11-2006, 05:15 PM
You know what would be funny? Someone should make up a spoof "Special Events" calendar for the Cubs.

cheeses_h_rice
07-11-2006, 05:16 PM
You know what would be funny? Someone should make up a spoof "Special Events" calendar for the Cubs.

Ooh! Ooh! Give me a minute and I'm sure I can come up with one...

:)

WSox8404
07-11-2006, 05:19 PM
I've seen this so many times before that I think I have it memorized.

Chicken Dinner
07-11-2006, 05:27 PM
Babe.....I got you babe........

Is it groundhog day??

Johnny Mostil
07-11-2006, 11:52 PM
since the Chicago Cubs last laid claim to a World Series championship:

4. George Burns celebrated his 10th, 20th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th and 100th birthdays.

Picky point, but this isn't true. Burns was born in 1896 (meaning he celebrated his 10th birthday before the Cubs won either of their World Series championships).

LuvSox
07-12-2006, 08:49 AM
Hilarious! (http://www.whitesoxinteractive.com/vbulletin/search.php?searchid=282203)

Hilarious!

ChiSoxLifer
07-12-2006, 11:20 AM
Picky point, but this isn't true. Burns was born in 1896 (meaning he celebrated his 10th birthday before the Cubs won either of their World Series championships).

Another nitpicky point, the championship series between the two leagues wasn't dubbed "World Series" until 1916. From 1903 to 1912 it was called "World's Championship Series." In 1912 it was called "World's Series" and then became "World Series" in 1916. So, you could make the argument that the cubs have never won a World Series.

http://http://roadsidephotos.com/baseball/name.htm

miker
07-12-2006, 01:23 PM
So, you could make the argument that the cubs have never won a World Series.At which point the die-hard Cubs fan would proudly tell you that winning a championship isn't as important as supporting your team when it stinks, molesting drunk under-age women in the bleachers and throwing garbage on the field during a game!

Johnny Mostil
07-13-2006, 01:52 PM
Another nitpicky point, the championship series between the two leagues wasn't dubbed "World Series" until 1916. From 1903 to 1912 it was called "World's Championship Series." In 1912 it was called "World's Series" and then became "World Series" in 1916. So, you could make the argument that the cubs have never won a World Series.

http://http://roadsidephotos.com/baseball/name.htm

I like your picky point better than mine . . .

ChiSoxLifer
07-13-2006, 02:21 PM
I like your picky point better than mine . . .

I just hope I don't get banned for being "Flubsessed".:?: