Cubs/Sox 2008 playoff guide
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The utopian Chicago that a Cubs World Series win would create may seem far-fetched, but hell, in a season where both baseball teams have been playing like champs, anything could happen. Catch Cubs and Sox fever on the following pages with a quiz that tests your fandemonium, Q and A’s with overserved supporters, shirts that’ll stand out in the stands and more.
|The way we won: Is this “the year” for both our storied squads? Here’s a look at the last Cubs and Sox teams to win it all, compared with today’s models.|
|So you think you’re a real Cubs fan?: Are you just a fairweather fan?|
|So you think you’re a real Sox fan?: Did you pay attention to the Sox before 2005?|
|Talking baseball: Think you know your Southpaw from your Santo? Take our quiz on the quirkier side of Chicago’s rival team.|
|Tee ball: Stand out in the stands with these clever and crass fan shirts.|
|Stars & strikes: The Cubs and Sox have their share of famous fans, but which team scores the most-devoted celeb backers?|
|Foul ball talk: We ask stumbling Sox and Cubs fans to spout off on everything from giving up sex during the playoffs to the Cubs' World Series chances.|
|Basics loaded: Memorize these buzz phrases and you’ll fool anyone into believing you’re a lifelong Chicago baseball fan.|
|Fanfare: Clarence Graczyk pays homage to the White Sox on the walls of his home.|
|Public eye: Ronnie “Woo Woo” Wickers, 66|