I never liked Rookie of the Year.
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I never liked Rookie of the Year.
Among the many things that fascinate me – including, but not limited to, shiny objects, Tyler Perry’s success, how people don’t punch Scott Disick at least once a day, Kate Upton and Taco Bell Volcano Tacos – professional athletes doing local TV commercials may be my favorite.
For as much as I’ve written and joked about <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/awesome-celebrity-fans" target="_blank">celebrity baseball fans</a> in the past, there’s just no denying that what the Chicago Cubs lack in World Series trophies, they more than make up for with awesome famous people repping the C.
I think Bob Costas is just trying to be cute and sarcastic in <a href="http://larrybrownsports.com/baseball/bob-costas-mets-celebrating-decline-of-western-civilization/192156" target="_blank">this clip from Sunday’s U.S. Open Championship coverage</a>, when he took a break to recap the bottom dweller classic between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs.
And here I thought that my dog acted ridiculous when I tell her it's time for a bath.
Last night, as my beloved (when it's convenient) St.
I’m not the kind of guy who likes to toot his own horn, because rib removal surgery isn’t something that is covered under my health insurance, but back in the day I was quite the mediocre little league baseball player.
At 3-5, the Chicago Cubs aren’t exactly already eliminated from the NL Central race, but apparently one Cubs fan decided that this season was over before it ever really even started.
At 61-101, the Chicago Cubs amazingly weren’t the worst team in Major League Baseball last season.
Last year, an enterprising Chicago Cubs fan started a new Twitter account to honor the audacity of St.
Last we checked in on former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, he allowed me to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/01/sammy-sosa-flickr-hilarious">absolutely, 100% legitimately spend two days with him and his new public relations team</a>, as they are trying to attempt to rebuild his image with the hopes of getting him back into the good graces of the incredibly evil Baseball Writers Association of America.
By now, you’ve surely seen the glory that is former MLB slugger Sammy Sosa’s Pinterest page, which <a href="http://deadspin.com/5974860/sammy-sosa-has-the-best-pinterest-page-ever">was unveiled by Deadspin yesterday</a> and quickly <a href="http://www.gq.com/style/blogs/the-gq-eye/2013/01/every-look-from-sammy-sosas-pinterest-page.html?mbid=social_tumblr_gqmagazine">pinned on every blog and Tumblr across the Interwebs</a>.
You will read this line in every Adam Greenberg story, including this one.
In new TV shows that didn’t necessarily look great but I still wanted to watch and eventually forgot news, NBC’s new apocalyptic drama Revolution <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/18/revolution-ratings-premiere-nbc_n_1893560.html">debuted to pretty solid ratings</a> on Monday night.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/cubs_blowjob.png"></a>I've been to a lot of boring baseball games, and I've seen fans soldier through the lulls in action by reading books, playing video games and pretty much anything else besides "watching baseball".
In the more graphic version of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/08/jose-reyes-pop-fly-hit-by-ball-miami-marlins-video" target="_blank">Jose Reyes losing a ball in the sun and looking like an idiot</a>, a Cubs fan reached out for a ball, fell over the railing and lost a piece of his scalp on the ground.
Before we start, I need several minutes to figure out what it says on her shirt.
Ladies and gentlemen, we've got a new entry in the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/jay-cutler-take-me-out-to-the-ballgame" target="_blank">Worst Rendition Of 'Take Me Out To The Ballgame'</a> competition.
Despite being absolutely mauled in a three-game sweep at the hands of their villainous arch-rivals, the St.
Tom Willis, who was born with no arms, uses his feet to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field.