…Shine Bright Like a Diamond

Happy Opening Day, my fellow baseball fans! Spring may have just started, but the boys of summer are back and so is America’s favorite pastime. In recent years this title of “favorite” has come into question. Capturing fans’ attention has become a number one priority, with the focus being on speeding up the game. This…

…not poke the bear

Regular readers may have noticed a slight shift in coverage this October here at the 2WC. Now, the time has come to address the elephant in the room…

…conquer

Happy Monday! Now, resist the urge to throw you phone (or something at your computer, you’ve basically made it through at this point. Monday can’t hurt you anymore (until next week).

…find rhyme and reason

In honor of the eve of the Cardinal’s first postseason game of 2015 and National Poetry Day, I present, a poem: ‘Twas the night before baseball, and across Cardinal Nation Card’s fans were facing a new situation. Of all the opponents, the big and the small, the Cubbies had made it to postseason ball. Yes…

…Commit

It’s almost spring and already the excitement that only a new baseball season can bring is in the air. Hope is renewed and fans across the country “know” that this will be the year…and then there’s the Cubs’ fans. Much has been said about the fans of these lovable losers. They’re dedicated and delusional. And…

…take you out with the crowd

For love of the game.  It’s why we show up in April and stick it out through October. Being a baseball fan is not easy.  It takes commitment and restraint.  We’ll talk loyalty later on in the week. Today’s topic is simple crowd etiquette. A few simple guidelines: 1.)  Pick a side:  The Crusade of course…