Dead to Me

Trump Cubs WP.jpgI was so happy for the Chicago Cubs won the Major League Baseball World Series.  The team with the worst luck in Baseball; cursed to an endless drought on their road to a return FINALLY did it.

Chicago isn’t my team (I have a team), but, I still pull for them almost any time I see them playing.

Until now.  They blew it.  They visited the White House when they won.  As winners of the series do every year.  President Obama hosted them.   It was really special.  But, they for some reason accepted an invitation to go again.

So they could kiss Trump’s ring, or something.

Deadspin –> http://deadspin.com/the-cubs-got-to-watch-donald-trump-point-and-talk-1796493118

Well, at least they got some shady memories.  What it did to them was slap another curse on them.  The kind of curse that makes you wait another hundred years to win the World Series again.  I mean, they could have gained a game on the tight race for 1st place.  But, nope.  Fate had other plans.  Their league leader lost, providing them an opportunity.

But, the cubs lost too.  Ironically, perhaps, to the Washington Nationals.

Cubs LOSS

Just for craps and grins, a little news from the joke of a ceremony:

One of the players, outfielder Albert Almora Jr.

it was reported by careful citizen media watchers who combed through the footage, that player Albert Almora Jr. was subtly flipping baby-hands the bird.  Of course, Cubs sponsors have arranged for Albert to deny he was doing any such thing.  But, we know.

USA TODAY –>  http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/06/cubs-outfielder-albert-almora-jr-denies-flipped-off-donald-trump-middle-finger-white-house-visit-mlb-photo

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