Originally posted by TheOldManAs a Cub fan ... I feel the best thing I can do for the pale hose is pick Astros (in 6).
And mission accomplished. All credit to Kenny Williams, Ozzie, and the boys. Still, it seems like God Almighty himself has reached down to first reverse the Curse of the Babe (1918), and now the Black Sox Curse (1917). So of course that means that next year...
No. I know.
But more important than all that, I have to know:
Did Jillian Hall get the gimmick from Ezequiel Astacio, or visa versa?
Whatever happens, it's good to see people in the seats and being excited about baseball in Tampa. With the funky mascot and the indoor stadium, interest in the team was really slow, understandably so, to catch on.