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Cubs Mon Aug 11 2008

A Nice Place to Visit, But...

Probably no other series brings out the baseball tradition of Wrigley Field like a Cubs-St. Louis weekend clash (one of which was just concluded Sunday with a 6-2 Cubs victory). The sea of Cubby blue competing with the tsunami of Cardinal red. Cheers of support for both teams that wash over in equal waves. And Budweiser everywhere (it may be St. Louis' beer, but Harry Carey made it Wrigley's own). It's enough to make one forget the deteriorating condition of much of the ballpark.

Well, almost everyone. A student writer for the UCLA Bruin gives his thoughts on Wrigley Field and Cubs baseball. But don't let the first sentence fool you. He liked the place, he really likes it.

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Vince Jose CancasciAuthor Profile Page / August 14, 2008 11:10 AM

I'm telling you, he is lucky comments are not enable on that article. Some how he manages to praise his time spent at a Cubs game, the people and the cta (wtf?) all while calling us a bunch of fat, drunken slobs watching a baseball team that "stinks" in a crumbling dump. Yeah, thanks for the complement kid. I'm gonna go eat my dipped "sushi" with sweet peppers.

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