Sometimes it just takes balls

Sometime just after the four hour and 40 minute marathon panic attack that the Cubs put us through, as the TV showed them in their now iconic pose where they pile up for their playoff round victory photo on the pitcher’s mound, one thought popped into the fog of my mind.  Sometimes, it just takes balls. The Cubs and Washington Nationals played five games where the margin of victory and defeat was thinner than a Dusty Baker toothpick.  The Cubs could have lost all five games.  They were outscored in the series.  But they got on a plane (that...

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