I know a few Chicago Cubs fans whose affection for the wobegon club has turned into something of a bad habit. Like smoking.
Monthly Archives: September 2011
If you follow me on Twitter (scottsimkus1) or facebook or subscribe to the Outsider Baseball Bulletin or you read Joe Sheehan’s newsletter, or Tom Tango’s web site or look at David Pinto’s work, then you already know by now: Detailed Negro League statistics are now available at seamheads.com. Today. For free. For everybody to see, use, analyze and enjoy.
For baseball nerds, this is sort of like Christmas and Hannukah and the Fourth of July and Game Seven all wrapped into one. Been a long time coming. For those who don’t subscribe to my weekly ezine (The Outsider Baseball Bulletin), this week’s edition has the “inside” scoop on the new database, with all sorts of juicy gossip, back-stabbling and lover’s triangles. I’ll send you a FREE copy if you email me at outsiderbb (at) gmail.com. Hope to hear from you!
To improve their pennant chances in 2012, the Chicago Cubs might want to consider relocating their franchise to the Pacific Coast League.
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