“Errs to throne”
bq. _Chicago Tribune,_ October 28, 2006, referring to St. Louis’s World Series win, 4 games to 1 over Detroit
This headline works in so many ways: criticizing Detroit for making so many critical errors, dissing St. Louis by suggesting they backed into the title through little virtue of their own, and of course it’s a perfect pun.
Milwaukee beat the Cubs on Thursday, June 29, 2006. What else is new? It was nice to be there with my friend Dave, though.
“Champs make mockery of listless Cubs”
bq. _Chicago Tribune,_ May 20, 2006, referring to the White Sox’s win in the Chicago teams’ first meeting of 2006
In late relief for the Minnesota Twins on April 22, 2006, Jesse Crain pitches to the White Sox in Chicago. (Many thanks to Andrew for the free tickets!)
Chicago’s Von Steuben High School plays their home games across the street from us, on the Northeastern Illinois University field. We caught the very end of this home win against Mather.
Though the wind was blowing out, and the Cubs couldn’t hit as many homers as Cincinnati. Here, Ronny Cedeño takes a cut in the late innings. (He went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt.)
“Sox overcome rain, Tribe”
bq. _Chicago Tribune,_ April 3, 2006
Defending World Champion Chicago White Sox, division-rival Indians, Opening Day — who minds a three-hour rain delay?
“Post-Title Pitfall: Complacency”
bq. _Chicago Tribune,_ April 2, 2006, early edition