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Cub Tracks’ that championship season

Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB news and notes, served just the way you like them, as hot links. A special anniversary in the hearts of Cubs fans everywhere. Let’s do it again!

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Welcome to today’s episode of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, steeped in writers’ tears, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor.

No artificial intelligences were deployed in the fashioning of this missive. Cub Tracks is unsure whether any intelligence whatsoever was utilized, but we don’t click on or share anything from SI any more.

Today is, of course, the anniversary of this:

Which was fabulous, and created a greater sense of expectation for the team, which has not been fulfilled as they faltered in sustaining that momentum. Still, a great accomplishment, and one we will savor at least until it happens again, hopefully with a little less time elapsed.

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