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In Praise of the Loveable Losers

Are the Cubs World Series Hopes Serious?

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
October 3, 2003

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In Praise of the Loveable Losers_Greg Asimakoupoulos-Are the Cubs World Series Hopes Serious? There’s Dusty and Sammy
and Kerry and Matt,
there’s Moises and Mark and there’s more.
Those “Loveable Losers”
from Wrigley Field
are starting to hit and to score.
But can they advance through the playoffs this year?
Can their lengthening season
yet grow?
The Cubbies last visit to World Series land
was fifty-eight long years ago.
But when they last won in the final hurrah
was way back in 1908.
No wonder the Cubs have become what they are;
the team that we all love to hate.
If practice makes perfect
this may be the year
when Williams and Santo and Banks
will join in the glory of what they all missed
while giving the Baker
their thanks.

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