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Cubs-Cardinals: Honor Must be Restored

CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Home plate umpire Sam Holbrook signals for Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals to take first after being hit by a pitch against the Chicago Cubs on April 17, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Damen JacksonCorrespondent IJune 14, 2016

Long-time readers of this blog know I'm a baseball fan, probably more than anything else. Give me a notebook and a camera, and you can get me to watch and root for about anyone, anywhere.

In the last few weeks alone, I've been to numerous cities, countries, and even to the South Side to root for the White Sox—some would say that's a whole 'nother world. Okay, I'd actually lost a bet on that one, but still, if you're not playing the Cubs, I generally wish you and your team well.

But someone forwarded something to me recently that left me a bit rankled, and to be honest, plotting a touch of revenge. An anonymous Cardinals fan had sponsored the Baseball Reference home page for the 2008 Cubs, adding the caption:

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