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Old 04-19-2006, 05:20 PM
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Peter Gammons was just on WEEI and the possible sale of the Flubs came up.

Gammons claims that the Wirtz Family is interested in buying the Cubs and Wrigley and wants to sell the Blackhawks and their 50% of the United Center to JR and the Bulls.
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:22 PM
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Peter Gammons was just on WEEI and the possible sale of the Flubs came up.

Gammons claims that the Wirtz Family is interested in buying the Cubs and Wrigley and wants to sell the Blackhawks and their 50% of the United Center to JR and the Bulls.
Would that mean Cubs home games would no longer be televised?
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:24 PM
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Whoa, that'd be some serious stuff. Wirtz will have to raise the beer prices at Wrigley. The Blackhawk dynasty can take hold if this happens.
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:27 PM
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Great! Sell the Blackhawks please. "The Chairman" would know what to do with them "Blackhawk Pride, Returns!" Wirtz & the Cubs ? I hate them both, let them rot together. Wirtz ruined a once proud, great team.
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:28 PM
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Because I love the Blackhawks and hate the Cubbies, I endorse this idea 1000%
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:29 PM
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Gammons claims that Wirtz's son is behind it.

I'm sure Selig would have no problem with Wirtz being local and he certainly has the money
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:30 PM
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Cheapskate Wirtz buying the Flubs and selling the Hawks?!

YEEEESSSSS!
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:30 PM
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HAHA, they drained one franchise, how about another and then move them to Vegas Baby!!!!
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:32 PM
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:33 PM
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Would that mean Cubs home games would no longer be televised?
Not only that, but without any Media Conglomerate self-interest existing any longer, it might also mean genuinely unbiased coverage of Baseball by the media outlets in the Windy City.


Which, of course, marks this snippet out as having been a tape that was prepared by ESPN to air on April 1st, but which the Technicians have only just found now and have broadcast by mistake.
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:34 PM
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Would that mean Cubs home games would no longer be televised?
Wrigley would finally be torn down!
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:34 PM
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Wait a second-

If the 'Cubune' goes back to being the 'Tribune', does that mean Hangar18 wins?
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Wait a second-

If the 'Cubune' goes back to being the 'Tribune', does that mean Hangar18 wins?
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:38 PM
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This has to be a cruel belated April Fool's joke. Can my dream possibly come true????
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:43 PM
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Wrigley would finally be torn down!
It is one big chunk of real estate

and I would guess Wirtz has ownership of a parcel somewhere that a new Wrigley could be built.

http://wirtzrealty.com/
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