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RIP, Ernie Banks

This past weekend, baseball lost a true legend with the passing of Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks. I really can’t say more than has already been said in terms of eulogizing … Continue reading

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January 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

SBM Exclusive Feature – Tales of Depression and Sorrow: The Chicago Cubs

Up until now, this series has been about certain instances, or specific seasons which would make sports fans cringe in horror and pain. This installment expands on that to take … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leave it to Tommy Lasorda To Have A Heart Attack on the Day I Usually Attack Him Yet Again

A few days ago marked a High Holy Day in the religion of Tommy Lasorda Hating. June 4th marks the anniversary of the  “the Kingman tirade,” which is fabled in … Continue reading

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June 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

The 10 Worst Baseball Pennant Race Collapses – The Red Sox Weren’t The Worst, Just The Most Fun

Given what happened the other night, there’s a lot of superlatives being bandied about…while the Red Sox and Braves both managed a serious dose of  “epic fail,” neither of them … Continue reading

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September 30, 2011 · 16 Comments

The 15 Worst Sports Owners Not Named McCourt or Wilpon

Editor’s Note: This article is a collaborative effort between Dubsism and Ryan Meehan from First Order Historians. Ryan also has his own blog, East End Philadelphia, which is featured in our BlogRoll and … Continue reading

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August 15, 2011 · 15 Comments

Dubsism on Cubsism

First, let me define the concept of Cubsism. Named for the Chicago Cubs, Cubsism is an ideaology that permeates a sports franchise. It is characterized by the ability to be essentially … Continue reading

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August 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

Guest Column: Joe McGrath on Stupidity

Editor’s Note: Mr. McGrath has long and storied history in the management of professional sports franchises, most notably as the general manager of the Charlestown Chiefs of the now-defunct Federal … Continue reading

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July 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

Famous Sports Rivalries In Which I Hate Both Sides

The sporting world is full of rivalries which engender so much passion there are clear battle lines drawn between the camps. But what happens to those of us who may … Continue reading

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March 20, 2011 · 6 Comments

The Ten Most Dysfunctional Franchises In Professional Sports

#10) Minnesota Vikings What can I say about the Vikings that I haven’t already said? Go over to the tag cloud on the right, click on the “Minnesota Vikings” tag, … Continue reading

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March 5, 2011 · 10 Comments

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