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Greatest White Sox Team of All Time simulation tournament-Round 1

Posted 06-04-2009 at 04:53 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 06-04-2009 at 08:04 PM by TommyJohn

I have been wanting to get back to my sim tourney, but haven't, I guess because I don't want to get bogged down in minutia. It is one thing to have these "games" it is quite another to actually sit down, analyze them, study them, and offer commentary. So for this first round (which I played in April) I'll merely post the results.

Round 1: 1983 (99-63) vs. 1993 (94-68)

The 1983 "Winning Ugly" White Sox, one of the most fondly remembered teams in franchise...
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Chicago sports

Posted 05-28-2009 at 10:24 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

I'll put this here instead of a thread.

I find myself disliking Chicago sports, except for the White Sox. Seriously. I don't follow the Bears anymore. I used to be a huge fan. Now I couldn't care less if their QB is Jake Cutler, Rhett Butler or whoever the hell it will be next year. Big freaking deal. Same with the Bulls. YAWN. I don't care.

Now with the Blackhawks. I just saw a thread saying "thank you for this and that" and blah, blah, blah. I never liked...
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He Forgot his Bicycle

Posted 05-25-2009 at 01:48 PM by Daver (The Curmudgeonly Scrivener)

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"Released" Is Another Word for "Laid Off"

Posted 05-19-2009 at 08:43 PM by tebman (Try To Hit 'Em Where They Ain't)

Jerry Owens found a job in the Seattle Mariners organization. I'm glad he did. After his shoulder injury and whatever other afflictions, he couldn't regain the flash of promise he showed in AA ball in 2005. When the White Sox released him on May 2nd he was only hitting .083 and was let go to make room for another on the conveyor belt of players who show promise.

I was thinking about Owens and the many players gone before who've been released. I thought of the scene in "Bull...
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Book idea-"The 50 Greatest Games That Did Not Involve the Yankees or Red Sox"

Posted 05-16-2009 at 08:57 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-19-2009 at 09:42 AM by TommyJohn

I have had an idea for a while-a book entitled "The 50 Greatest Games that Did Not Involve the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox." This book would take a look at games that are, for the most part, overlooked by the ESPN-driven hype fest for the Yankees and Red Sox. The purpose would be to say enough!-to all the damn hype and the books about baseball's great moments being monopolized by those two teams. I mean, come on. ESPN.com last year had a list of great LCS moments, I think it...
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