Revisiting old timey baseball glory

October 2, 2008

Well, last night was not the start that many Northsiders were hoping for. Today, both the Sox and Cubs get the chance to warm their fans' hearts with a playoff victory. ‚ But why focus on the present when you can dwell on the past, right? ‚ Gapers Block today points to a NYtimes.com timeline on the Cubs'‚ century of failure. The best part of the feature are the .pdf's of the archived Times stories on the Cubs (example here). The image above is an oh-so quaint description of the 1908 Cubs World Series.‚ ‚