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They have the only drought that could make our drought look small. They've got us by 40 years. Both franchises have been yearning for this championship, but it's pretty neat one of them will come to an end.
He didn't deserve that. He never asked for all the stuff that probably happened to him afterward. I don't think he deserved any of that. He was probably actually a pretty loyal fan and he wanted a ball, and it's just the way events turns that turned him into this scapegoat.
There's not one part of me that doesn't wish this curse would keep going.
That's when I was really watching baseball closely and turning into a baseball fan. In the '98 season, it was 'Hey, Sammy's up, get to a TV every time.' And on WGN there were always recaps of the games. That's pretty much what I grew up on.
We knew that we could do this, where we could piece together bullpen arm by bullpen arm and go one inning, two innings and still get a win. We've done it before. We have the experience.
A couple of us had seen the wound kind of inside and knew it was a possibility of happening. He can deal with the pain, but it's getting something like that to close up. It's hard to do in a short amount of time.
It's a good feeling. We've still got one more to get there, and it's going to be tough. We know these guys. Just kind of like the Boston series – we don't want to wait around for them to figure it out. We want to get to them now.
I laughed when I heard. I don't care, as long as he can pitch for us. It's not as funny if he can't pitch. If he can, (I'll tell him), You're an idiot, but go get some outs for us now.
As soon as we got hold of first place, you saw probably the tightest grip on it ever. We never let go of it, and that's how much this team competed.