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Chapter and Curse
William Wagner
February 28, 2005
A dream opportunity--chronicling a triumphant 2004 season by the Cubs--turned into a North Side nightmare
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February 28, 2005

Chapter And Curse

A dream opportunity--chronicling a triumphant 2004 season by the Cubs--turned into a North Side nightmare

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Somewhere in the span from April to October the title of my book changed from Armed and Dangerous to Wrigley Blues. Over those fateful months my pie-in-the-sky romp to the World Series morphed into just another installment in baseball's longest, oddest tale of woe. Yeah, I got the story. But in doing so I left the biggest piece of my soul yet at the altar of Cubdom.

That, Ralph Waldo, was enough sacrifice for one lifetime. ?

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