You Can’t Fight Heritage, It Seems

10 May

As you may or may not know, your humble blogger was born, raised, and remains a fan of the hapless Chicago Cubs – a professional baseball team that hasn’t done much of anything, besides lose, in more than 100 years. Literally. Being a Cubs fan was never forced on me, it’s just something you pick up – from drinking the water, perhaps, or from watching WGN – when you grow up a couple of hours from Chicago.

While the Cubs’ stadium, Wrigley Field, is a lovely place, being a Cubs fan is little more than a curse. Lord knows I’ve tried to break it, but alas, I remain a Cubs fan.

I was hoping that our boy could avoid that fate. He was born in New York, after all – and you could actually see Yankee Stadium from the room! Not that I’d want him to be a Yankee fan, but still. He’s not been raised in Chicago, he’s never been to Wrigley Field, he’s never even seen a moment of Cubs baseball on the tellie.

Alas: one well-meaning uncle comes along and gives him a Cubs onesie. Nyan loves it. Game over, I suppose. C’est la vie.

Go Cubs.


Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Photos


3 responses to “You Can’t Fight Heritage, It Seems

  1. Scott

    May 10, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    Looks like it fits him now.

  2. Keith

    May 10, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Well you will have to bring him to AZ next spring to see the Cubbies during spring training. Better yet, wait a year & they will be in there new stadium.

  3. barb

    May 11, 2012 at 10:12 am

    He needs to be following a WINNER……..GO CARDS GO!!!!!


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