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Friday, July 11, 2014

CCB: Cubs Wind Landmarks OK for Wrigley Redo

The team finally got the news they’ve been aiming to hear for years.

Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: July 11, 2014 at 01:39 PM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. salvomania Posted: July 11, 2014 at 03:26 PM (#4748953)
Nevermind, typo in the headline. Should be "win".
   2. villageidiom Posted: July 11, 2014 at 03:34 PM (#4748965)
Should be "win".
Wind is past tense of win.
   3. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: July 11, 2014 at 03:34 PM (#4748967)
Nevermind, typo in the headline. Should be "win".


That's too bad. I was trying to figure out what a "wind landmark" might be. Maybe the standings flags on the scoreboard? A particularly old windsock?
   4. esseff Posted: July 11, 2014 at 03:58 PM (#4748991)
   5. Nasty Nate Posted: July 11, 2014 at 04:02 PM (#4748997)
Cub's wind land: marks "OK-4 Wrigley red, O!"
   6. The Yankee Clapper Posted: July 11, 2014 at 04:14 PM (#4749003)
Should be "win".

For the Cubs? No way.
   7. PASTE Will Notice Harper When He Hits .467 (Zeth) Posted: July 11, 2014 at 04:22 PM (#4749007)
I KNOW I left my lance around here somewhere.....
   8. PreservedFish Posted: July 11, 2014 at 05:00 PM (#4749023)
I was thinking that "wind" (the verb) perhaps could be used similarly to "wrest."
   9. Batman Posted: July 11, 2014 at 06:20 PM (#4749066)
I remember Harry Caray yelling "CUBS WIND! CUBS WIND!" at the end of about 60 games a year.
   10. McCoy Posted: July 11, 2014 at 08:04 PM (#4749116)
And what a mighty wind it was.
   11. SteveM. Posted: July 11, 2014 at 08:20 PM (#4749130)
Maybe they will actually spend some money on the big league roster now.
   12. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: July 12, 2014 at 10:22 AM (#4749362)
Will this wind?

Be so strong??

As to lay low???

The mountains and the hillsides????
   13. McCoy Posted: July 12, 2014 at 10:42 AM (#4749369)
Starlin Castro-May 25th to June 20th: 24 games-.952 OPS
Since then: 21 games and a .593 OPS
   14. BDC Posted: July 12, 2014 at 11:01 AM (#4749377)
They wound the landmarks commission around their little finger.
   15. Misirlou is too lofty, and grabs up all the light Posted: July 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM (#4749381)
And what a mighty wind it was.


"It's blowing you and me"
   16. McCoy Posted: July 13, 2014 at 10:05 AM (#4749687)
Scratch that. 22 games and a .580 OPS

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