WGN does a fine job with their season opening promos, and this year’s is…well…it’s not bad, but it doesn’t match teh awesomes of last year.
This year’s seems to be a reminder that old people love the Cubs, and even the oldest ones have never seen them win a goddamned thing. We get it. We live it.
Then again, you put a little soft music behind Carlos Zambrano throwing a no-hitter, Shooter nailing down a playoff spot, and a Ron Santo bomb, and I get all goosebumpy and ready to see some real baseball. Well, as “real” as the Cubs manage to play it, anyway.
Here’s the promo for Sunday’s TV opener against the Dodgers:
Last year’s was pretty impossible to top: