Al Yellon is a native Chicagoan who has been following Chicago sports since the 1960's. That means he's seen a lot of losing -- but finally enjoyed the ultimate triumph, the Cubs World Series title in 2016. He left Chicago to go east for college at Colgate University, then returned and worked for 29 years as a television director for Chicago TV stations before joining SB Nation full time as a senior editor.
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The Braves can still punch their ticket to the World Series tonight.
It’s a quirky little bit of the history of our favorite team.
The Astros can punch their ticket to the World Series tonight. Most people outside Houston won’t be happy if that happens.
Jed Hoyer is rounding out his staff.
A 71-year drought ended on this date five years ago.
The Braves can punch their ticket to the World Series tonight.
He had a good run in the organization from 2016-18.